Jan 17, 2019
Conversations on Race and LatinX with Bernardo Ferdman and Placida Gallegos
What is LatinX? Bernardo Ferdman, a Jewish Latino, born in Argentina and raised in Puerto Rico, and Placida Gallegos, a Chicana woman define LatinX, and talk about issues of race, skin color, and ethnicity in the Latin culture.
They share issues of skin color, ethnicity and race in the Latino culture. Placida talks about her family and how being light skinned was valued more than her siblings who were darker, as well as how men had more power and value than women.
Bernardo talk about his experiences as a white Latino who is also Jewish, and what binds LatinX people together.
The Spanish language is gender based, and there are different endings of words based on gender. LatinX includes all genders, ethnicities and skin colors.
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[caption id="attachment_988" align="alignleft" width="150"] Bernardo[/caption]
[caption id="attachment_989" align="alignleft" width="150"] Placida Gallegos[/caption]