Texas Lawbook Features Carrington Coleman’s Carmen Eiker for Hispanic Heritage Month

Despite a Common Heritage, No Two Paths are Identical

Published October 1, 2018

I do not have a Spanish surname. I am not bilingual. People often do not look at me and make a snap decision about my heritage; and if they do, they often guess incorrectly. While some might question my “Hispanic-ness,” my maternal grandparents from Mexico, Salvador and Carmen Negrete, certainly would not.

While my challenges have not been the same as theirs, they are a part of me.

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