“Again I had so many, like, learning disabilities and issues in my home life. I kind of looked up to the presidents as something to aspire to. Back then, I was like, ‘One day I’ll be president.’ I don’t want that anymore.”
Here are some of our favorite moments from the day before the DNC in Philadelphia.
My mom learned she wasn’t “American” enough — every time someone shot a snarky comment about her broken English. My mom is one of the funniest, most high-spirited people I know. In the living room of my uncle’s house, she cracks jokes — in Spanish. She cackles at them afterwards. Her laughter is unafraid and…
Being unable to vote, while simultaneously having political opinions is a huge frustration for teens everywhere, and Philly is no exception.
At the Republican National Convention, a constant topic of conversation was how everything outside was… well, tame. Where were those rowdy protests we all expected?