Home Country – What does it mean to be Latino?
- August 12, 2021
- Hector Tobar, Chicano/Latino studies and literary journalism, Harper’s Magazine, Aug. 2021
Héctor Tobar, UCI professor of journalism and Chicano/Latino studies writes: “Like all labels, Latino is to some extent a fiction, a story we tell about ourselves. But what, if anything, does this story mean? In December, I set out on a nine-thousand-mile road trip across the country, aiming to visit as many Latino communities as I could …. I wanted to find out whether a term that describes so many different people in so many different circumstances still had something to say.”
For the full story, please visit https://harpers.org/archive/2021/08/home-country-latino-latinx-hispanic-hispano-united-states/.