What Being Hispanic and Latinx Means in the United States | Fernanda Ponce | TEDxDeerfield

What Being Hispanic and Latinx Means in the United States | Fernanda Ponce | TEDxDeerfield thumbnail

Fernanda provides a first person account of identity–addressing stereotypes and assumptions, and inviting the audience to dig deeper into the Latinx experience in the United States. Fernanda discusses the role of Latinx peoples in shaping culture, politics and the economy of the USA.

Fernanda was raised in Chicago by Mexican immigrants. She grew up in a large, diverse Latino and Hispanic community. Fernanda proudly declares her identity as a Latina/Hispanic, Mexican American, member of this community.

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