Hispanic or Latino or Cuban-American?
We’ve spent innumerable hours arguing whether it’s more correct to use “Hispanic” or “Latino.” Well, when it comes to the Federal Government, the correct term is “Hispanic.” To read about it by someone who knows, read the article at http://www.newstaco.com/2013/09/19/latino-or-hispanic-how-the-federal-government-decided/.
And, you’ve also heard many of us complain that elected representatives did not want to give Hispanics a full month to commemorate National Hispanic Heritage Month. Ergo, we have half a month in September and half month in October (Sept. 15-Oct. 15).
I did an interview on the Silvio Canto radio show on Sept. 21, 2013, where we addressed this topic – Hispanic or Latino or Cuban-American? It depends.
To listen to the interview, click on http://www.blogtalkradio.com/cantotalk/2013/09/21/todays-message