Hi Linda, I live in South Florida and I know EXACTLY what you’re speaking of. Yes I feel it. Yes, I see it. I definitely experience it, especially while out shopping in Miami. I have found many Hispanics/Latinx who can pass as White act like they are White, and they have taken advantage of the U.S. skin Olympics to advance. Many Hispanics are taught from an early age that Black is bad though they won’t readily acknowledge it. Many also have anti-Black sentiments they import from in their native countries. They bring those here and fit right in. Anti-Blackness is everywhere.

It’s not our imaginations.

My friend Arturo Tha Cuban writes on the dynamic frequently. I hope he chimes in to speak on the matter.

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