The Daily Aztec

Growing up Afro-Latina, and learning to embrace both identities

by Jasmine Mouzon, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018

According to the 2017 U.S. Census, more than 9 million people in our country identify as multiracial. I am one of those 9 million people. I am black and Mexican.  my mother is Mexican American and my dad is African American....

All black women are beautiful. Respect us.

by Jasmine Mouzon, Contributor

September 19, 2018

I was raised to feel comfortable and beautiful in my own skin. My mother would always make it a point to remind me that I was a black queen. So, by the time I got to college, my confidence was as high as it could possibly ...

Equal crime deserves equal punishment

by Jasmine Mouzon, Contributor

August 27, 2018

How many times have you scrolled down your Twitter or Facebook timeline and seen that someone has been sentenced to a lengthy amount of prison time for selling marijuana? How often has this person been black? Now how many times ha...