"Chican@ is about many things. Most you cannot define. But to me, chican@ is about both reclamation and identification. Chican@ is decolonizing the restraints put on us the second we were born brown and American. My family did not cross your borders, America. They barreled through them. My family did not live here. They survived here. And though they may have conformed to do that, it takes but a second, or a conversation, or a plate of food, to unravel that."
The Untitled Mag » an open letter to those who doubt the power of chican@s
Rising from internalized hatred into empowerment and pride. Aiden’s realization of a Chican@ identity.