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Tag Results for "Hispanic Population Identity"

What makes Hispanics “Hispanic”?

“Me, a name, I call myself,” is a lyric from The Sound of Music's “Do, Re, Mi”-but it is also a concept and a construct that individuals regularly deal with, both consciously and subconsciously. How does one describe themselves? For some, it's as easy as taking the dichotomic approach: female or male? Black or white? Gay or straight? And so on. But for most of us in the United States, it is not that easy to fall into one category or another. continue reading »