Samora has recently stopped straightening her hair with chemical relaxers, opting to let her afro grow. It slowly gained in usage, and came into popular use around , especially in American universities, where its use has since become widespread. Our friendship has never been about career or anything professional. Late and the beginning of
To remove gender bias, many communities are using the term "Latinx" as an alternative to Latino or Latina. They claim it is misleading because no Latino or Hispanic nationality exists since no Latino state exists, so generalizing the term Latino slights the various national identities included under the umbrella. Hearing someone phrase it like that resonated with me.