Chicano Obstacles In School

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In school again was the second time she faced an obstacle that stems from her race. This was known as opposition. It seems that educational facilities are the brunt of her problems. “At Pan American University, I and all Chicano students were required to take two speech classes. Their purpose: to get rid of our accents”. Here we learned the she was treated in college, rather forced, this cause here to delve deeper into her Chicano roots. Her ethnicity means so much to her that to conform and forget what it means to be Chicano is not an option for her, and neither is losing her accent. We know this from Anzaldua statement that reads, “Attacks on one’s form of expression with the attempt to sensor are a violation of the First Amendment.” here

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