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This is a question that I've been pondering for awhile. I myself am American-Mexican-Italian. Mexican from my moms and Italian from my dads but born here in the US. Extremely confusing for me actually.... so I would like other peoples opinions on Ethnicity, and also who you think you are! 

Thanks! :D

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Both of my parents are Guatemalan and I was born in the U.S. I consider my ethnicity to be Latino. I feel this term encompasses the idea of being a U.S. native with a Latin American background. However, things do become a bit trickier to label when there are more races in the mix. But I think this is a good thing! I'm really glad you brought this up because many Latinas probably have a similar question.

Ah interesting, so if lets say someone has Mexican heritage/background then they would be Hispanic? 

and thanks!


Sara Maldonado said:

Both of my parents are Guatemalan and I was born in the U.S. I consider my ethnicity to be Latino. I feel this term encompasses the idea of being a U.S. native with a Latin American background. However, things do become a bit trickier to label when there are more races in the mix. But I think this is a good thing! I'm really glad you brought this up because many Latinas probably have a similar question.

Ethnicity is a realm whose boundaries are determined by dynamic processes of exclusivity and inclusivity. Race is a social construction-there is only one human race. 

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