Fitting In

By Latino USA

Or not.

We’re all guilty of having tried to fit in at one time or another. On this episode we’ll hear stories about bending ourselves to fit into new environments and expectations, as well as about those moments when we push back against those pressures and remain true to ourselves. In the 1930s, an all-Mexican American basketball team confronts racism as it sweeps the San Antonio high school league. Viral 11-year-old Sarai Gonzalez talks to Maria about being unapologetically herself. And, a story about navigating identity in the cruel, cruel world known as elementary school.

Featured image by Janice Llamoca

Stories from Fitting In