"I'm from Cuba, but a lot of people aren't sure what to do with that. Here, most people think only in terms of 'black' or 'white', but no, Cuban is different. For example, I cook Cuban food, and we speak Spanish at home. I don't want my children to lose that."
"What do you want most for your children?"
"I want them to graduate, go to college, not be racist, and not pre-judge people. Being a parent can be hard. Every day is a new challenge."