Human Parts
Published in

Human Parts

Can We Please Stop Using ‘Latinx’? Thanx.

Gender inclusivity is important, but so is acknowledging our indigenous origins

Two young Chicano men ride on the hood of a car and raise their fist during a National Chicano Moratorium Committee march in opposition to the war in Vietnam, Los Angeles, California, February 28, 1970. Photo:David Fenton/Getty Images

II recently came across a video about the Chicano Moratorium March of August 29, 1970. In case you’ve never heard of it, the march was a watershed moment in the Chicano Movement, in which the Los Angeles Police met a peaceful Chicana-Chicano-led protest against…




A publication from Medium about humanity: yours, mine, and ours.

Recommended from Medium

Change is an Inside Job

Systematic Privilege

Lower Everything that Rises: Whites, Jews, and Us; Houria Bouteldja

Stop Asian Hate

Land Acknowledgments — A Befriending Dragons Story

Illustration: Three women holding hands in a circle, viewed from above.

Apple’s Net Promoter Scores for Employees Exudes Racism

Should We Just Let Non-Black People have The Word, “N*gger,” Once and For All?

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Kurly Tlapoyawa

Kurly Tlapoyawa

(Chicano/Nawa/Mazewalli) Archaeologist, filmmaker, and founder of the Chimalli institute of Mesoamerican Arts. Professor of C/S at Colegio Chicano del Pueblo.

More from Medium

Black(sweat)shirts in Boston

Class Matters and Respectability: The Great Migration in Black Horror

Why is White Fragility?

The costs of defending yourself from The Satanic Temple Queer Satanic

This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is Legal-Costs-Mar-2022–1024x833.png