Is it Hispanic or Latino?

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Afro-American resources

African-Americans Military - African-Americans Notable People - African Americans: By Region, State and Locality - Black History Month - Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. - General Resources - Historically Black Colleges and Universities - Legislation, Historic Documents - Underground Railroad/Harriet Tubman  

Hispanic, Latino-American Resources

Latino-American Civil Rights - Latino-American General Resources - Hispanic Heritage Month - Is it Hispanic or Latino? - Latino-Americans Military - Latino-American Notable People - Specific Latino Cultural Information - Latino-American Regional Information

Some Specific Latino-American Cultures

Cuban American - Mexican-American - Puerto Rican



Asian-American Resources
Asian-American General Resources - Asian American Civil Rights - Asian-American Military Service - Asian-American Notable People

Some Specific Asian-American Cultures

Cambodian-American - Chinese-American - Filipino-American - Hmong-American - Indo-American - Japanese-American - Korean-American - Laotian-American - Persian-American - Thai-American - Vietnamese-American


Afro-American Lesson Plans - Hispanic-Americans / Latino Lesson Plans - Asian-American Lesson Plans - Multiculturalism & Tolerance Lesson Plans


Latino/Hispanic - Who Needs a Name? __ In essence, the term "Hispanic" is meaningless. "The 'Hispanic' label is eminently political: it identifies neither an ethnic group nor a minority group. It is the temporary outcome of political struggles between the major parties to win elections, particularly in the Southwest, and will serve its role as long as political alignments, the terms of acceptable political discourse, and the definition of legitimate channels of access to social and health services, education, and the road to upward mobility for minority groups remain unchanged." - From University of Colorado at Boulder -

Latinos or Hispanics? __ "Latin? Hispanic? What's the difference? Actually Latino and Hispanic are not synonymous."  An interesting article and it seems there is a difference. - From - 


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