Hispanic Heritage Month: the Upbringing of Labeling Hispanics and Latinos

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On the first day of class, students could select which ethnic group that they would like to know more about. Only 4 to 5, students were able to sign up for the same group. When I was walking up to sign my name under a group, I notice that all the other ethnic group boxes were almost full. It took me a while to decide on Hispanic, Latinos, Latinas group because I felt like I already knew who they were. I've had several friends who were Hispanic, I spent time around their family. So, I felt as if I knew their culture and dynamic. I decided to pick this ethnic group because of what is going in America with immigration. It didn't slip my mind not knowing about this group until I began to write my pre-reflection on Hispanic, Latinos, Mexican. In this paper, I will be discussing the derivative meaning of the word 'Hispanic.' I will be dwelling on the history of how Hispanic culture breaks up into sub-ethnic groups such as Latin Americans. I will be taking a memory lane between the early time of the first of worlds named the Malinche, the indigenous mother. Brief elaboration on the gentrification with Hispanics in the 21st century. 

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I've always wondered what my nationality would be if my ancestors were forced to work as slaves somewhere else worldwide? Minorities of the world were and are human beings, 'thrown into a historical-cultural location, not of their choosing begin to shape the spaces into which they were thrown ' (Dussel, p.259, 2009). Enrique Dussel, an Argentine-Mexican philosopher goes into great depth in describing the diversity amongst the 'Hispano's' and Latin American groups. In this paper, the Spanish term 'Hispano's' will be used in honor of Dussel's research. Dussel felt as if the Hispanos ' identity was predetermined by race, history and/or culture. Dussel classified himself as Hispano because it was categorized as masculine. Personally, I agree with the masculinity term. Going back to take a Spanish college course on campus, the noun 'Latina' is too feminine for an adult female. 'Latino' is masculine for an adult male. Dussel disagreed with the English noun is known to be 'Hispanic.' Which I highly agreed. Because what we were taught in schools and by stereotypes, we perceived that Hispanics are Latin American. As explained in our textbook, 'Group Identities may serve as powerful reference groups in the formation of worldview, group identities may be more salient to others' (Sue&Sue, p.50, 2016). 

So, what is Hispano? Is it a form of identification? With such an extensive range that hispanos omit from one tonality to another continuously barring the ceasing of experience themselves in Hispanic solidarity (Dussel, 2009). The word Latinos refer to people residing in the United States with ancestors from Mexico, Puerto Rico, Cuba, the The Dominican Republic and the Spanish-speaking nations of Central or South America. Sue&Sue (2016) explains that people fluctuate in desire for the phrases used for self-identification. So, for better clarification lets go into a deeper history in understanding the Spanish world *'Hispanically.'* In our textbook Sue&Sue (2016) informed me that throughout the geographic area, the immigration of European, African, and Asian Populations and ulterior mixture with autochthonous teams have resulted during a big selection of phenotypes. The First of Worlds Depending on the different part worldwide, each Hispanic ethnic group has a history behind its forming of identities we have today. 

Let's begin with The First of Worlds also named the indigenous mother. The Mother side is in the far east such as Los Aneles and San Jose. Dussel (2009) explain that one may expect a person to be Mexican and speaks, the native language that Amerindian. Amerindian is someone or an indigenous person who lives in America. Someones may perceive them as speaking Spanish and have little experience with English. This person can be discovered as Hispano. Hispano can be different but sharing the same characteristics such as socioeconomic status. 'First who belongs by race, language, culture, religion, or history to an indigenous community, this belonging is much stronger, but in any case, Hispanos react spontaneously to an indigenous person from Latin America as a member of their community (Dussel, p.263, 2009).' While reading 'Being-in-the-World- *Hispanically*,' Dussel (2009) informed me that America was once Hispanic land on the Mother side, now called Los Angeles. 

Hispanos are respected to be named is one of the first and oldest. ### Seconds of Worlds To Dussel, The Seconds of World (Father's Side) are the indigenous people located in the far West. The Seconds of World began in the early 1500s when proclaimed Portuguese dominion over Asia and the The Indian Ocean while ceding the Pacific to Spain. During this time of the Middle Ages, the Indo-European develops the language called 'Spanish.' Dussel explained how the land had already been fully occupied, however currently humanity united in associate degree embrace the entwining of the region and west. After doing my research, it was amazing to see the history behind the country's emerging culture but still having something the same and that was the Spanish language. The Seconds of World were European and Latino combining and shaping their lifestyle. Hispano then moves on down from the Father's side (European and Latin) with adding the word 'Anglo.' 

Between the center of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, British culture rediscovered European countries, and therefore, the country became an associated object of exploration through traveling, writing, and visual illustration. The conflict created a European country common among British people public, although it ne'er elided/neutralized mutual inability, hostility, and untranslatability. European countries remained a problematic and contentious cultural piece of the ground throughout the decennary and on the far side. Moving forward, the development of the Mestizo/a Descent arisen also known as Third of Worlds. ####, Third of the Worlds The third of the worlds was a brother and or sister of the Latin Americans which they had migrated North. They are the decedents of the first and second or worlds. Also, with the inclusion of White European American. The History of the resident aspect of the Hispano develops as a colonial history from the Caribbean of European nations and Portuguese Republic, from Panama to South American countries and Everglade State. In the 1600s, Santa Fe was developed in New Mexico. All those establishments are before the origin of the Anglo-Saxon world in the yank continent with the arrival of the Pilgrims in 1620. This event is when Hispano is a Latin American, using the noun 'Latino.' 'Hispanos/as are the Latin American Brothers and or sisters of the north.' (Dussel, p.270, 2009). 

Hopefully, with no confusion, the understanding of the history of Hispano is worth given what it means. Let's continue with the last two words that help put everything and everyone in perspective. Fourth of the Worlds was the Afro-Caribbean which was considered another phenotype of Hispano. The Afro-Latin, yank grew up making culture, religion, myth, and rhythm whereas doing the long work that their inhuman house owners demanded. They survived due to their music, their dance, their spirits, and their superb courage. In the late 60s in September on the 15^th^ day, the Hispanic week was born. This week eventually expanded into a month and was called National Hispanic Heritage Month. September 15 was so important because that was the day of independence for the Latin American countries (Cuellar, 2015). To Hwang (2016), The rise of Hispanic immigrants migrated to the inner cities of the US in the late 60s. 

The Puerto Ricans were the more Afro-Caribbean population to arrive in the big apple at the beginning of the 20th century once u. s. annexed the 3 Spanish island colonies of the Philippines, Cuba, and Puerto RICO Act in 1898. Dussel (2009) That one of the Hispano Phenotypes is African. Around the 19^th^ century (the Fifth of Worlds), the 'Hispanic' language was prohibited in World War II. Although some were soldiers in Dussel (2009) words, 'the Hispanic people were ignored, oppressed, eliminated.' From the 19^th^ century to the 21^st^ century, the Hispanic community has grown more in sized but short freedom of being themselves. During these times the Hispanic American community has dealt with inequality in the society of The United States. The Hispanic American community, recent issues were gentrification, health care, and deportation. 

The National Hispanic Heritage Month, the sole purpose now is to educate the Hispanic American community about health care. To Cuellar (2015) Majority Hispanics Americans are done not have a regular health care provider. Latino health care, inequities associate degreed analysis efforts aimed toward addressing such inequities need an understanding of however immigration and health care policy overlap (Pedraza, Nichols, & Lebrón, 2017). Hispanic Americans that do not have Citizenship have lacked the education for health care. Cuellar (2015) explains that Hispanic American lack the knowledge of their handling health issues such as diabetes, heart disease, and obesity. As before, I stated that I thought I knew the Hispanics, Latinos, Mexican in my intro of this paper. I've so much about understanding the Hispanic American community. I now understand that Latinos, Mexicans, Puerto Rican and Caribbean are not Hispanic. They are Descendants of the Hispanic group. Hispanic is Spanish-Speaking Origin at to Latino is Latin American origin. 

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