I Am Chicano

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 16 People

    Chican@s! We Need Your Help

    My name is Geseth Garcia, soy Chicana, and I’m the producer of a documentary film project on Chicano Park in San Diego. The film is about the cultural legacy of the Chican@ movement and we are asking all those who are interested in the promotion and preservation of Chican...
    Riverhorse Riverhorse
    31-35
    1 Response Jan 20, 2011

    It's hard to take pride in being something when,

    for the better part of 600 years, has never been looked upon favorably by mainstream culture. I am referring to los mestizos, we hybrids who came about when a European slept with an indigenous woman and gave birth to an entirely new race, Latinos. Those who carry the tongue of...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 17
    MrSoundWave MrSoundWave
    18-21, M
    Apr 20, 2014

    I Never Realized It.

    I always knew what Chicano was.  I knew that it meant Mexican, but born in America.  I knew that many of my friends and my relatives were Chicano... but somehow I never really considered myself Chicano until a few months ago when I started thinking about ethnic studies...
    istruggle istruggle
    18-21, M
    May 12, 2008
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