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My Children Will Not Be Seen As American No Matter What I Tell Them {Fox News Latino}

puerto rican, american, identity, bicultural identity

puerto rican, american, identity, bicultural identity

My Children Will Not Be Seen As American No Matter What I Tell Them

This article rings so true.  It’s one of the most difficult things for individuals to understand because many believe that families of color create the problem by teaching their children their history and culture.  That celebrating their roots creates ‘otherness’, but in reality society has already established their otherness.

The truth is that educating our children on their roots is an essential part of empowering them to face the ‘otherness’ that society will press upon them throughout life. ♥

Read the article at Fox News Latino »

Article written my Melanie Edwards of ModernMami.com

Also, you might be interested in these two articles by Dania Santana of LaFamiliaCool.com/en on MulticulturalFamilia.com

The Right to Identify as ‘American’ »

How America Taught Me I Was Mixed »

 

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