As a Latino who speaks fluent English and is into “nerd stuff” and is into punk music; constantly I get messaged on Tumblr or enter conversations where it is mentioned that I’m not living up to expectations or defy the Latino stereotypes. Which is why I found myself identified with this video. In this vlog, Anna tackles tough personal questions other people ask about whitewashing:

[Video: Am I Whitewashed? by Anna Akana]

Can a person be whitewashed? Is it racist to assume someone not following their racial stereotypes to be whitewashed?


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