In this June 2019, photo, U.S. Air Force Senior Airman Xiara Mercado stands at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. A Facebook post by Mercado, of Puerto Rico, drew wide attention when she described a recent encounter at a Honolulu Starbucks with a woman who complained about her talking in Spanish on the phone. Mercado wouldn’t comment on recent anti-Latino violence that has terrified many Hispanics, but insisted people should speak up when they suffer discrimination. (Xiara Mercado via AP)
In this Aug. 9, 2019, photo, Jennifer Garcia, a University of New Mexico student originally from Mexico, speaks at the Center for Civic Policy in Albuquerque, N.M., about the fears surrounding Latinos amid the shootings in El Paso, Texas and Gilroy, Calif. Garcia says many Hispanics feel like the U.S. is hitting a climax of anti-Latino hate. (AP Photo/Russell Contreras)
Russell Contreras
Youths comfort each other at the funeral of elementary school principal Elsa Mendoza, of one of the 22 people killed in a shooting at a Walmart in El Paso, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019. Mexican officials have said eight of the people killed in Saturday’s attack were Mexican nationals. (AP Photo/Christian Chavez)
Christian Chavez
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