New Eyes

by Alex O.

Growing up, inclusivity in media was not something that concerned me. I was the first born child of two Puerto Rican doctors, growing up in San Antonio surrounded by my Latinx family. I was raised in Texas, so spanish-language media and culture were readily available, but it was the domain of the older generation. Like so many children in similar situations, I consumed English-speaking media. While my parents, grandparents, aunts, and uncles were watching telenovelas and Univision, my cousins and I were watching Ninja Turtles, GI Joe, and other distinctly American media.

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