A&P International

The Difference Between the Terms Latino and Hispanic, and How They Overlap | The Oprah Magazine

latino and hispanic

Believe it or not, there is a difference between the words  Latino and Hispanic, according to the Associate Pres (AP) Stylebook. Not only do the words have their own definition, but each word can be used in a different way. According to the AP’s distinction, when it comes to the Hispanic culture in particular, to debate Latino vs Hispanic is to barely skim the surface of the centuries that led up on how we have come to define these terms today.

David Bowles, a writer, translator, and professor at the University of Texas Río Grande Valley, tells us that the definitions are primarily concerned with geography/location. To be considered Latino/Latina/Latinx, you must have come from a Latin American country.

On the other hand, “Latinx is an ethnic and cultural category whereas Hispanic is a linguistic division,” according to Dr. Luisa Ortiz Pérez, Executive Director of Vita-Activa.org. People who live in or are descended from a Spanish-speaking culture can define themselves as Hispanic. For example, Spanish people (people from Spain) could be described as Hispanic, but not Latino/Latina/Latinx.

So, how do you identify? Latino or Hispanic? Both?    

Click Here: The Difference Between The Terms Latino and Hispanic, and How They Overlap by The Oprah Magazine

 

Source

Vincenty, S. (2020, August 4). The Difference Between the Terms Latino and Hispanic, and How They Overlap. Retrieved from The Oprah Magazine: https://www.oprahmag.com/life/a33395013/latino-vs-hispanic-meaning/

SHARE

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on email
Share on print

FastSigns of Downtown Orlando Southside

fastsigns

FASTSIGNS of Orlando Downtown Southside provides comprehensive signs to help businesses and organizations – including manufacturers, schools and universities, retailers, construction companies, healthcare facilities and many other industries – extend their brand’s reach and communicate messages to their audiences.

Their vision is to empower the hardworking business owners around the South Orlando district that want & deserve the one-on-one attention they need to further expand their business. They focus on delivering exceptional service, providing unmatched consultation, and delivering quality products each and every time. When their clients grow, they grow!

See below examples of signs they can supply you.

Previous
Next

FastSigns has been a crucial element is supporting businesses maintain safe, social distancing in their offices and stores. They work side-by-side business owners to facilitate the design, creation, and installation of these signs; completely removing the headaches and concerns of business owners and executives to properly create the safe working environments for their businesses. Thank you FastSigns for being part of the solution to keep our communities safe!

A&P is proud to have FastSigns of Downtown Orlando Southside as one our clients and participants in our Group Coaching model, who has already benefited from networking with other participants in the group.  The Group Coaching model has proven to develop participants through mutual business opportunities.

fastsigns leadership

Fastsigns of Downtown Orlando Southside is led by El Salvador natives and international printing and packaging experts, Constance and Francisco Giammattei. Together they lead the company towards their mission to create a socially responsible company that has a positive impact on their community, while providing a great working environment for all of their employees. They state that, “With 30 years in the international marketing business, we know how to help our clients give their customers better visual experiences through signs, graphics, banners, and so much more. Do you want to attract more business? We are your go to experts in all things marketing. Our business is focused on having long-term relationships. We pride ourselves on being a part of the community!”

Congratulations to FASTSIGNS!

Learn more about how FastSigns can be your solution to signage and much more by clicking the link below.

SHARE

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on email
Share on print
Receive the latest news

Subscribe To Our Monthly Newsletter