The ‘Latinx’ Label Centers European Heritage. We Should Stop Using It.

Let’s rethink an identity built on destruction, conquest, and the plundering of the Spanish empire

Dancers wearing Spanish costumes marching down 5th Avenue in New York for Hispanic Heritage Month.
Dancers march down 5th Avenue in traditional Spanish costumes during the 55th Hispanic Day Parade on October 13, 2019. Photo: Ira L. Black/Corbis/Getty Images