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Old 11-14-2015, 03:36 PM
 
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They should
But in America people are seen by color instead of culture

Can you explain why you think a Nigerian is culturally the same as an Englishman, aside from also speaking English?
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Old 11-14-2015, 04:12 PM
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Are people living in Spain considered Hispanic? They speak Spanish. Are they considered Caucasian, European or Iberian???
Spaniards are Caucasian, European, and Iberian all three. Per the US census Spaniards would technically fit into the Hispanic classification but I have never met a Spaniard living in the US that identified as Hispanic. Truthfully that is a classification in the US associated with people with origins in Spanish speaking Latin America.
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Old 11-20-2015, 05:37 AM
 
Location: Elysium
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Spaniards are Caucasian, European, and Iberian all three. Per the US census Spaniards would technically fit into the Hispanic classification but I have never met a Spaniard living in the US that identified as Hispanic. Truthfully that is a classification in the US associated with people with origins in Spanish speaking Latin America.

Where as I knew a woman who I used to joke about being the whitest woman in the world with a French mother and Spaniard father. She came to America as a child was in bilingual public education classes and maintained a Hispanic self identity since that is how the culture treated her in her formative years. Now if a Spaniard immigrated as an adult he might not buy into the US race/ethnic group classification
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Old 11-20-2015, 06:27 AM
 
Location: Fortaleza, Brazil
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Do they have reggaeton groups that sing in Spanish in Equatorial Guinea?

If they have, entonces they are Hispanic/Latinos...



Just joking, no-one needs to get mad
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Old 11-21-2015, 06:51 AM
 
Location: Fortaleza, Brazil
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Well, apparently they have...

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Old 11-22-2015, 01:03 PM
 
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Do they have reggaeton groups that sing in Spanish in Equatorial Guinea?

If they have, entonces they are Hispanic/Latinos...



Just joking, no-one needs to get mad


Do they have reggae groups which sing in Portuguese in Brazil? Your point!


You do know that reggaeton is a Latin America cooptation of JAMAICAN music, so the fact that you cite this as evidence of Equatorial Guineans considering themselves Hispanic is a joke.


Willing to bet if you spoke to the majority of the population (not the mulatto elites) they would tell you that they are Africans, and will wonder why are you so stupid.
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Old 11-22-2015, 01:04 PM
 
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Yes lovely example of how Jamaican music was adjusted for Latin American ears.


Can we call Latin Americans Jamaicans now? I mean the underlying rhythm is "dem bow" which came out of the dance hall scene in the earl 90s, and spread to Panama where those of WEST INDIAN background changed the lyrics from Jamaican patwa to Spanish.
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Old 11-23-2015, 07:00 AM
 
Location: Fortaleza, Brazil
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I'm perfectly aware about the origins of reggaeton, caribny

I know it came from reggae (and reggae came from ska).

But reggaeton is a Hispanic Latin-American phenomenon. It's part of the 21st century pop culture of Hispanic countries of Latin America, not part of the 21st century pop culture of Jamaica.

The typical lyrics of reggaeton are in Spanish language.

If they listen to reggaeton in Equatorial Guinea, it's because they are influenced by Hispanic Latin America, and it only happens because the language is the same.
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Old 11-26-2015, 11:46 PM
 
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Spaniards are Caucasian, European, and Iberian all three. Per the US census Spaniards would technically fit into the Hispanic classification but I have never met a Spaniard living in the US that identified as Hispanic. Truthfully that is a classification in the US associated with people with origins in Spanish speaking Latin America.
I have met Spaniards who identify as Hispanic. It is rare but I know several personally.
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Old 11-28-2015, 02:54 PM
 
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I have met Spaniards who identify as Hispanic. It is rare but I know several personally.
Yep, the exception makes the rule.
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