*Mexikaresistance.com Note: This gives some hope. Now we need to reject the colonialist-racist "mestizo" mentality and recognize that we are Nikan Titlakah Timazewaltin!The Pew Hispanic Center recently published a report that found most immigrants from Spanish-speaking countries don’t embrace the term “Hispanic.” And even fewer prefer the term “Latino.”
Below are key findings as published in the report “When Labels Don’t Fit: Hispanics and Their Views of Identity:”
When it comes to describing their identity, most Hispanics prefer their family’s country of origin over pan-ethnic terms. Half (51%) say that most often they use their family’s country of origin to describe their identity. That includes such terms as “Mexican” or “Cuban” or “Dominican,” for example. Just one-quarter (24%) say they use the terms “Hispanic” or “Latino” to most often to describe their identity. And 21% say they use the term “American” most often.
FULL ARTICLE HERE: Latino or Hispanic? Neither. Try Country of Origin – COLORLINES.