Why the Accent Over Julián Castro's Name Matters

Teen Vogue - 04-23


In this op-ed, SiriusXM host and political commentator Xorje Olivares explains the significance for the Latinx community of Tejano leader Julián Castro’s presidential run. Julián Castro, a Democratic presidential nominee hopeful for the 2020 election, received some prime-time love last week when CNN broadcast an hour-long town hall event featuring the Latinx politician talking about a myriad of policy positions, including immigration, education, and reparations for descendants of enslaved people in the United States.