Today is the first day of National Latinx Heritage Month! Celebrating and honoring our histories, culturas, and contributions of our diverse communities. 

Note* I do not identify as “Hispanic”. Therefore, I use “Latinx”instead of “Hispanic” to celebrate our heritage month. Why continue to allow ourselves to be linked with our colonizers? The term “Hispanic” is a word the government came up with to identify people of Spanish speaking decent. Basically, all of our big and many different cultures are clumped up into one. 

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To kick off Latinx Heritage Month, I am excited to share Latinx authors from some of my favorite books! 


I am proud to identify as a Latina, Mexican, and Xicana. I get to celebrate my roots. My ancestors. My vibrant, colorful,and beautiful cultura. My Spanish language, the dancing and the oh-so delicious foods. Never forget where you come from and always be proud of who you are. 

❤️💛💚💙💜

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