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Hispanic - Latino - Latin X Definition:

Hispanic:

An individual whose family's country of origin is any of the Spanish-speaking countries of the Caribbean, North, Central or South America or Spain. Fluent in Spanish. It is primarily used along the Eastern seaboard, and favored by those of Caribbean and South American ancestry or origin. English or Spanish can be their "native" language.

Latino:

A U.S. born Hispanic who is not fluent in Spanish and is engaged in social empowerment through identity Politics. "Latino is principally used west of the Mississippi, where it has displaced "Chicano" and "Mexican American". English is probably their "native" language. "Empowerment" refers to increasing the political, social, and spiritual strength of an individual or a community, and it is associated with the development of confidence of that individual or community in their own abilities.

Latin X:

Gender-neutral English neologism, sometimes used to refer to people of Latin American cultural or ethnic identity in the United States. The -x suffix replaces the -o/-a ending of Latino and Latina that are typical of grammatical gender in Spanish.


Hispano - Latino - Latino X Definición:

Hispano:

Una persona cuyo país de origen familiar sea cualquiera de los países de habla hispana del Caribe, América del Norte, Central o del Sur o España. Fluidez en español. Se usa principalmente a lo largo de la costa este y es favorecido por aquellos de ascendencia u origen caribeño y sudamericano. El inglés o el español pueden ser su idioma "nativo".

Latino:

Un hispano nacido en los EE. UU. Que no habla español con fluidez y está comprometido con el empoderamiento social a través de la política de identidad. "Latino se usa principalmente al oeste del Mississippi, donde ha desplazado a" chicano "y" mexicoamericano ". El inglés es probablemente su idioma" nativo "." Empoderamiento "se refiere al aumento de la fuerza política, social y espiritual de un individuo o una comunidad, y está asociado con el desarrollo de la confianza de ese individuo o comunidad en sus propias habilidades.

Latín X:

Neologismo inglés de género neutro, a veces utilizado para referirse a personas de identidad cultural o étnica latinoamericana en los Estados Unidos. El sufijo -x reemplaza la terminación -o / -a de Latino y Latina que son típicas del género gramatical en español.




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