This piece is meant to call attention to racial problems that don’t exist only in the United States. Just because people’s experiences might be different doesn’t mean that they aren’t cut from the same cloth. People should take pride in who they are because everyone is beautiful, not different.
Daniela Ramos is a class of 2020 Girls Write Now mentee based in Bronx, NY.
This graphic design accompanies a poetic performance about sexual identity and traditional expectations of young women.