As scholars of diversity, we argue that the hasty adaptation of Latinx requires stronger qualified attention.
To be Latinx, just like Latino, Latina, or Hispanic, is to make invisible the African and the Taíno in me.
Immigration reform is thus held out as a form of Latinx bait, the only worm on the Democratic party’s fishing rod.
“It is more prudent and timely than ever to examine our implicit biases and disrupt any oppressive ideologies present within our communities.”
While we’re debating the use of ‘Latinx,’ a note on emotional reasoning, political correctness, microaggressions, and the rest.
To proscribe a set of words and to prescribe how others are to be used in conversation is “reactionary” par excellence, if not worse.