Profile: Alexis Amezcua

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In this episode of Radio Nepantla, Liliana Ramírez talks to Alexis Amezcua, a senior at Cal State University Northridge, about how her African-American and Mexican roots connect her to each culture..

When I do it (identify) around certain people, theyre like no you’re not, or speak Spanish, you’re not light enough, or be like you look black. To save the hassle of explaining or hearing all the words and stuff, I just say I’m black because I don’t want to hear the criticism or people telling me I’m not what I am.

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