As news of a second child dying in U.S. custody comes to light, horror and disgust for the current administrations' policies towards immigrants continues to boil in communities around the country. Children and workers are seen at the newly built detention camp in Tornillo, Texas, on 19 June. Photograph: Joe Raedle/Getty Image Reports that an 8-year-old Guatemalan boy died after developing a fever come just weeks after a 7-year-old girl died from dehydration and shock in U.S.
What does it mean to be Latinx and/or Hispanic? American media has largely characterized hispanic and Latinx people in a stereotyped way i.e. Sofia Vergara on Modern Family, therefore few of us outside these communities understand what these identity signifiers actually mean. In the latest episode of MTV’s Decoded (the greatest thing to come out of MTV, imho), host Franchesca Ramsey invites YouTube activist Kat Lazo to explain the difference between Hispanic and Latinx and h