Latinx thoughts: Latinidad with an X

  title={Latinx thoughts: Latinidad with an X},
  author={Salvador Vidal-Ortiz and Juliana Mart{\'i}nez},
  journal={Latino Studies},
The term “Latinx” has become a site of contention, like “Latino” once was. Our goal is to propose an articulation of Latina/o/x populations through the term Latinx as a site of possibilities, while clarifying its potential use and the reasoning behind it. Rather than seeing the use of Latinx as a trend, or a rupture, in linguistic usage, we see its use as a continuity of internal shifting group dynamics and disciplinary debates. Complicating the argument that the term Latinx is an imperialist… 

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