I Am an Immigrant, I Am a Minority, I Am a Female, and Today We Won.

I was sitting in my balcony studying for my finals when I get a message on my phone: Biden has won the presidential election. All these emotions came to me, and I started to recall the past four years. I recalled the first racist remarks I got at Walmart the first week Donald Trump won four years ago because I was speaking Spanish. I recalled being told by strangers to go…

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Maria Valdez, MPH

Maria Valdez, MPH

Contributor writer for Medium and former contributor writer for HuffPost. I focus on disparities in education and medicine. #Latina #Hispana #Medicine