Como “La Flor,” also known as Selena

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Today, April 16, is Selena Quintanilla-Pérez’s birthday. SQP, more commonly known as Selena, was a famous singer of the 1980s and 1990s decades, known for her contributions to the Latin music scene and her memorable fashion choices. ‘La Reina de Tejano’ was tragically killed in her hometown of Corpus Christi days before her 24th birthday; I’ll be celebrating my 24th birthday this year, which with all the racialized and…