Resisting the Dominant Narrative: The Role of Stories in Latina Educational Success

María Oropeza Fujimoto Oropeza Fujimoto


This study focuses on how stories influence Latinas’ motivation and resiliency toward academic success and how Latina parents support their daughters in resisting racial discrimination. In the spirit of Critical Race Theory, it concludes with a counterstory of hope and possibility about how higher education can create a space for all students to achieve.


stories; CRT; counterstories

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