Today marks the start of Hispanic Heritage Month.
I suggest we celebrate by sharing our own stories and the contributions Latinos have made in the U.S.
Let's not let certain politicians demonize us. Let's not let them popularize the narrative that we are "criminals and rapists."
So I've created a Twitter account @wereamericanos and I'm asking people to tell their stories with the hashtag #wereamericanos.
But also feel free to use this hashtag on other social media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram.
Tell your story, or that of your parents or grandparents.
Here's some of my family story: