1. Elysha O’Brien calls herself a “Mexican white girl.” Not just because of her ethnically ambiguous appearance, she says, but also because she can’t speak Spanish. Fearing their children would experience discrimination if they spoke Spanish, her parents chose not to teach them their native tongue.
— Living In Two Worlds, But With Just One Language 
Photo: Courtesy of the O’Brien family View in High-Res

    Elysha O’Brien calls herself a “Mexican white girl.” Not just because of her ethnically ambiguous appearance, she says, but also because she can’t speak Spanish. Fearing their children would experience discrimination if they spoke Spanish, her parents chose not to teach them their native tongue.

    Living In Two Worlds, But With Just One Language

    Photo: Courtesy of the O’Brien family

  2. Race Card Project

    Michele Norris

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