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Hispanic Identity

Hispanics Are Thinking Outside The Box For Census' Race Question

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 04.07.2014 | Latino Voices

It seems Hispanics are thinking outside the box -- especially when it comes to race. A U.S. Census report released in late March showed that of the...

Hispanic vs. Latino Makes Little Difference, Unless You're In This State

VOXXI | Juliana Barrera | Posted 10.30.2013 | Latino Voices

Hispanic or Latino? It’s a question that America’s growing Hispanic population gets asked every time we fill out a job application or a survey. Bu...

Dominican Colorism

Claudio E. Cabrera | Posted 11.10.2013 | Latino Voices
Claudio E. Cabrera

Growing up, my "Dominicaness" was questioned because of my complexion despite the majority of baseball stars resembling me. I had to prove I was Dominican by speaking Spanish. I endured N-word taunts. I almost felt like I had to go through an obstacle course to prove I was Dominican.

Why Race Is More Than Just A Checked Box

Elaine Vilorio | Posted 09.28.2013 | Teen
Elaine Vilorio

When I started researching the relationship of Blackness and Latin American identity for a school project, I didn't expect to end up with more questions than when I began. Ultimately, I realized something that I thought I already knew: race is a hell of a complicated subject matter.

Why I Came Clean About Who I REALLY Am

Elaine Vilorio | Posted 07.23.2013 | Teen
Elaine Vilorio

I'm Black. After many years in the closet, after many years of breathing that stale air of self-denial, I can finally say this.