It’s our own truths, the ones that we can write down from our own minds that matter the most. We own them. We are the only ones that can inhabit them. The only ones that can advocate for them. And we can’t neglect the power this holds.
As “Hispanics” or “Latinx” we should strive to characterize ourselves as something more than a label.
As students, we may find out that we have more in common after digging into our roots and realize the important part many of us play in our own family legacies.
It wasn’t until I came to Harvard that I began to feel comfortable seeking out my own identity and seriously thinking about who I was as an individual.