The Representation of Latinx

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About one in four Hispanics have heard of Latinx, but just three use it, according to a new study- Pew Research.

In the Dominican Republic, no one ever called me Hispanic, or Latina, or Latinx. I was just Joa. However, the Dominican Republic does differentiate between blacks and whites by calling blacks Haitianos even when they are born in the D.R. That should have been a red-racist flag that I should have…

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Johanny Ortega

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