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Hispanic

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Serves as an umbrella term for people of Spanish, or Spanish-speaking ancestry. Hispanic is considered a pan-ethnic term, and does not provide context for someone's race or country of origin.

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People who self-identify as Hispanic may also self-identify as Chicano/Chicana, Latino/Latina, or Latinx, but don't assume that they do. When in doubt, ask for individual preferences.

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