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By Nilda Flores-González

An exploration of how race shapes Latino millennials’ notions of nationwide belonging 
 
Latino millennials represent the second one biggest section of the millennial inhabitants. through sheer numbers they are going to unavoidably have an important social, financial, and political impression on U.S. society. past simple demographics, despite the fact that, now not a lot is understood approximately how they make experience of themselves as Americans.
 
In Citizens yet now not Americans,Nilda Flores-González examines how Latino millennials comprehend race, adventure race, and strengthen notions of belonging. in keeping with approximately 100 interviews, Flores-González argues that although those younger Latina/os are U.S. electorate by means of beginning, they don't think they're a part of the “American project,” and are endlessly on the margins taking a look in. The ebook presents an within examine how features reminiscent of ancestry, dermis colour, social type, gender, language and tradition converge and form those youths’ emotions of belonging as they navigate daily racialization.
 
The voices of Latino millennials show their realizing of racialization alongside 3 dimensions—as an ethno-race, as a racial heart and as ‘real’ american citizens. utilizing conventional tropes, those youths contest the othering that negates their Americanness whereas developing notions of belonging that permit them to find themselves as actual contributors of the yank nationwide community.
 
Challenging current brooding about race and nationwide belonging, Citizens yet no longer Americans considerably contributes to our realizing of the Latino millennial new release and makes a strong argument concerning the nature of race and belonging within the U.S.
 

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