Words are powerful. Language may not always reflect reality, but it determines what we see
and what we don't see. 'Hispanic' is a static demographic concept and cultural barrier. It is about the past and undercuts the transformative experiences American Latinos go through as they live in America.
An outdated label not originated from
within the culture but imposed from without
Not legitimate citizens. The others.
Strong ethnic culture and origin.
Not inclusive of diverse background.
An unfit categorization of multidimensional
foreign and US-born Latinos
Latin America. No cultural ties to the U.S.
Culture of the wounded.