My name is not “Chino”

09-23-2021Ian Kumamoto

As we are celebrating the National Hispanic Heritage Month (9.15 - 10.15), Ian's article is a good read for us to understand that the reality of what Hispanic people are is much more colorful. Although Mexico does not collect data on ethnicity, there is an enormous fully Indigenous community. Millions of immigrants from Lebanon and other parts of the Middle East arrived in Mexico starting in the 19th century. Asian-Mexicans and Afro-Mexicans, who also have thriving communities throughout the country, are often overlooked. The same can be said about most other Latin American countries.

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