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Nationwide Study Examines Use of ‘Latinx,’ Other Labels Within Latino Community

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A new nationwide study examines what Latinos prefer to be called and why some labels make many in the community uncomfortable. WITF’s Anthony Orozco reports some civic groups in the commonwealth are using relatively new and unpopular terms to promote inclusivity.

Read the full story at: https://www.witf.org/2021/12/13/how-pa-latinos-describe-themselves-is-ever-changing-and-fluid/

(Original air-date: 12/9/21)

Anthony Orozco is the Latino communities reporter for WITF. Anthony joined PA Post in May 2020 as a Report For America corps member and transitioned to WITF in August 2020. He has worked in central Pennsylvania as a journalist, poet and community organizer since graduating with a degree in journalism from the University of Cincinnati in 2012.