Excerpt from "The Reality of Racism in America"

by Adriana DeNoble

“Boys always tell me that they love Latinas. What they don’t realize is that they don’t love Latinas. They love pornography and something different in bed. When they ask me out on dates, they ask me if I speak Spanish and when I tell them that I don’t they seem disappointed. In reality, they are disappointed because I won’t call them ‘papi’ in bed. When they ask me to be their girlfriend, I want to say that I have a lot going on in my mind, much more than the width of my hips, and it is something that they do not want to get themselves into.”

Read full piece at: thoughtcatalog.com/adriana-denoble/2017/09/the-reality-of-racism-in-america/

Adriana DeNoble