Sophia (@sophiagurule) on May 30th replied to my tweet about White Supremacy and Latinidad:
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For many Latinos in the U.S., race is still an elusive and misunderstood concept. This is due to many reasons but primarily for this one: Latinos have been taught that we are not a race, that instead, we are an ethnicity, and therefore have the ability/privilege to dodge the race question altogether.
The problem of the 20th century is the problem of the color line – W.E.B. Du Bois
For Latinos, the race question on a Census is confused for the color question. For the 2000 Census, even Latinos who were unmistakably White, Black, Native…
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