It’s Famous Friday!

2021-03-12T22:55:17+00:00March 12th, 2021|

Happy Friday! This week’s Famous Friday article is about author Matt de la Peña. De la Peña was born in Southern California, his father is Hispanic while his mother is Caucasian. Matt has mentioned multiple times that he had racial confusion as a child. While de la Peña is of Hispanic descent, he looks very Caucasian. De la Peña said that sometimes he felt guilty for not looking as Hispanic as some of his relatives. De la Peña’s struggle with his ethnic background has led to multiple works on racial [...]