Hispanic? Chicano? Latinx? What’s In A Name?

“There is no such thing as Hispanic culture. I’m a folklorist. I study culture. There isn’t one language, there isn’t one food, there isn’t one music.”

By Norma MartinezOctober 11, 2019 9:30 am, , ,

From Texas Public Radio:

What exactly does “Hispanic” mean? To whom does that term apply? Would “Latino” be preferable? What about “Mexican American,” or “Chicano”?

Palo Alto College has held platicas, or talks, in September and October to commemorate Heritage Month on campus. One platica focused on the different identifying terms used among Latino and Hispanic populations. 

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