This Scene From ‘Selena’ Unpacks All The Words That Latinas With Careers Who Were Born In The U.S. Need To Hear

Fans of the I C O N I C  1995 film “Selena” know that the film about the Mexican-American Tejano singer is packed with all kinds of little nuggets of encouragement for immigrants. You see it in the scene where Selena overcomes mistreatment from a sales clerk at a dress shop, the one where Abraham lectures his kids about having to be two times more Mexican than Mexicans and two times more American as Americans. Then there’s the sweet little scene at the very beginning of the film between a younger version of Abraham and a little girl version of Selena. This one, in particular, will speak to every Latino living in the U.S. right in the corazón.

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