okay the whole latinx/hispanic selfie day, “mirame”, is cool and all. As a latina myself I feel it’s somehow necessary because literally no one cares about us.
My only complain is, why does it have to be on May 5th?
Cinco de Mayo is only celebrated by white ignorant people and mexicans. That’s not even ¼ of the latinx/hispanic world population. Hell, I literally don’t even know what cinco de mayo is nor I know how to celebrate. Born and raised in southamerica and I have never celebrated cinco de mayo, so why the hell would it represent me?
This is, sadly, once again reducing Latinxs/Hispanics to gringo logic instead of celebrating our collective cultures.
no one cares about latinxs / hispanic who don’t live nor care about America.
decolonise latinx culture.
edit: and I don’t like to be put in the hispanic tag. yes I speak spanish but my parents still got called indixs when they went to Spain, so there’s that for you. Hispanic is a word designed for white people to label everyone who isn’t ACTUALLY gringo. Like yeah you white as well but you speak Spanish, so please fuck off.