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The Latino/Hispanic group is the only ethnic category counted separately by the United States Census. According to the U.S. Census, a Latino/Hispanic person can be of any race.

Research information about the ethnic and racial variability of the larger Latin American group using at least three outside peer reviewed sources.

Write a 625- to 850-word paper organized with introduction, body, and conclusion paragraphs.

Discuss each of the following topics:

• When the Hispanic census category became official (the first time it was used in the United States Census) and how its definition has changed over time.

• The ethnic and racial variability within the larger “Latin American” group, as defined by the U.S. Census.

• At least five distinctive subgroups that belong under this broad category.

• The language variability in the larger Latin American group.

• The religious variability in the larger Latin American group.

• The cultural variability in the larger Latin American group.

• How Africans in Mexico, Central and South America were absorbed into the Hispanic population, in contrast to being kept separate in the U.S.

• How colorism affects membership within the Hispanic/Latino group today (i.e. a Mexican who is Black)

Cite and reference in APA style all sources of information used.

Format your paper consistent with appropriate course-level APA guidelines.


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