Dec 15 2019

9th Grader Anna Calvo's Blog Post on Her Hispanic Heritage

Categories: Student Spotlight

9th grader Anna Calvo penned this piece for XQ America's blog during Hispanic Heritage Month.

9th Grader Anna Calvo's Blog Post on Her Hispanic Heritage

Anna Calvo

You should see the surprise on people’s faces when I say that I am white and also Latina. For some reason, they are astounded. 

I always laugh and then take the time to explain my ethnicity, heritage, and more. But then I think about why someone reacted that way. I think about how everyone has an image for everything, and that I don’t match up with the stereotype of a Latinx person. Read more here.