How does Anzalda help us to understand the greatest challenges of navigating mestiza/o identity, and what do you consider those to be?

After reading both articles: : How does Anzalda help us to understand the greatest challenges of navigating mestiza/o identity, and what do you consider those to be? How does she envision the ‘new consciousness’ that must arise in order to fully step into this identity, and what must be done to attain it? What is the most valuable/useful understanding to be grasped in her writings by those who are not of Latinx heritage?

To support and develop your answer, please include one brief quotation from Ch. 1 and one brief quotation from Ch. 7. Your response should be between 500-700 words.