Analysis Of What It Means To Be Latino By Clara E. Rodriguez

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In Clara E. Rodriguez essay of, "What It Means to Be Latino," she writes about how Latinos are the fastest growing population group in United States. Within the Latino population, Latinos define their own racial and ethnic identity within the term, Hispanic and Latino and how they refuse to define themselves. In the Latino culture there are many small ethnic groups so there aren't much of other terms to use towards them. The Latino and Hispanic term may be interchangeable, there still a difference between these two terms. The term Hispanic was adopted around 1970 census by the government, which is the universal term being used, in order to find an affiliated term that included people that came from or had parents from Spanish-speaking
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