Editor’s Note: Best Buy is proud to celebrate Hispanic and Latin/x Heritage Month. Read on for the story of one of our employees. (Photo Credit Patrick Williams)
As a child, Judith was often teased by classmates for having lighter skin as a Puerto Rican girl.
While her family reassured her of her heritage and identity, it was difficult for her to feel like she completely belonged.
“I remember feeling annoyed and angry for not being Hispanic enough,” said Judith, who was born in Puerto Rico and moved to Orlando when she was 8.