My parents left their home country behind to give me the American Dream. But, like other immigrants, they discovered that this dream is only attainable if you know English and have a solid education.
I’m half-white and half-Hispanic but until recently I only identified as white.
Brown University has been my dream school since I was 7 years old. I was over the moon when I was accepted. Until my twin decided to go as well.
Young filmmakers on race and identity.
Many people see their sexual orientation as a huge part of who they are. But for me, my identity isn’t really about who I’m attracted to.
I’m African — a first generation Eritrean immigrant. But my parents tell me, I’m not black
You wouldn’t know I’m Filipina by looking at me. Growing up, when people questioned my identity, I started to question it, too.
As an African-American teen, I often feel like I’m walking around with a big target sign on my head.
When I came out to my family a year ago, it was the first time I connected my queer identity…