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Inventing Hispanics

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Inventing Hispanics

Inventing Hispanics

Inventing Hispanics

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Before the 1980s, people of Latin American origin were classified as white. Author G. Cristina Mora tells Latino USA how the Census Bureau, activists and Univision created the Hispanic category.