LATINO VOICES
03/11/2013 10:52 am ET | Updated Mar 11, 2013

Lila Downs Shares Her Experience Struggling To Find Community In A Minnesota University

For Lila Downs, being a Latina at the University of Minnesota wasn’t easy.

The recent Grammy winner and 1992 University alumna said her experience during school was sometimes “painful,” as she didn’t have many other Latinos to connect with.

“I didn’t really have a Latino community,” Downs said. “I felt like I was quite alone.”

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