(PNS reporting from BROOKLYN) Hispanic Heritage Month is ending, and without the corporate-approved celebration as a focus, local members of the Hispanic/Latino/Latinx community here aren’t really sure how they can go on being local members of the local Hispanic/Latino/Latinx community here.
“What now?” lamented Brooklyn native and prolific bloguera Marielena Gutierrez (photo, below).
“Should I tell people to call me Mary Ellen for the remaining 11 months of the year? It’s not like they ever pronounce it right anyway,” she wrote on her PobrePickle blog.
Mas…As Hispanic Heritage Month 2022 ends, Brooklyn Hispanics try to carry on