- Inside Out: Modern Chicano/a Culture
Inside Out: Modern Chicano/a Culture
What does it mean to be “Chicano/a”? The word, which may have roots in Nahuatl, came into popular usage in the United States during the 1960s civil rights movement. For many, it is a proud refusal to accept a Mexican or an American identity.
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“The kinds of people who stood up for me in the bad years might not do so now,” @SalmanRushdie told The Guardian in 2021. “The idea that being offended is a valid critique has gained a lot of traction.” (1/3)
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