When Hispanic Labels Don’t fit

Topic: Identification  Labels,  Race Deconstruction
Participants: Daisy Ocampo, PhD, Historian
Segment: D Report
Broadcast Air Date: 10/11/2013
Time: 5:15 PM (PST)
KUCR station page: http://www.kucr.org
Archive page: https://soundcloud.com/stoppretending

Discussion Points

  • What happens when labels do not fit?
  • Who is included in the Hispanic label?
  • Is Hispanic the same a Latino?
  • Why do people accept imposed categories of identification?
  • When was the Hispanic label adopted by the US government?
  • How do we people learn to become Hispanic?
  • How do indigenous people challenge the Hispanic category?

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