Diversity Statistics: What's happening with Hispanics, Latinos/as?
by Margaret Manalo
Date published: September 24, 2014
September 15 through October 15 is celebrated in the United States as Hispanic American Heritage Month. Check out this month's Diversity Statistics to see the latest numbers on this growing, diverse population segment in the United States.
AN ISSUE: Undefined identity
CONFUSION: Am I Hispanic or Latino/Latina?
TWO WORLDS: Where our families came from and where we've chosen to live
FACT: Though a large percentage of the Hispanic market is of Mexican origin, there are still two dozen other nationalities that make up America's Latino population.
"Latinos come in all shapes, complexions and sizes."
– Cindy Y. Rodriguez, CNN
To see the full Infographic on Hispanic People, click here.
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