Ever wonder what the term Chicano means? Why does it have such a negative influence on society? Is it necessary to even use that term today? To whom does this term even refer to? Come Join us, M.E.Ch.A. de Chapman, as we discover the true meaning of what it means to be a Chicano versus Hispanic or Latino(a).
Since the arrival of the Europeans to the Americas, the descendents created from this historical contact have been struggling with the issue of identity for centuries. The mixing of European, Asian, Pacific Islander, and African with indigenous blood created a global citizen known as the Mestizo. Continue reading