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What Does Latina/o Mean?

Questions have risen whether Sonia Maria Sotomayor be the first Hispanic nominee to the Supreme Court. The question is whether her status as a Puerto Rican makes her more of a Latino candidate than the former justice Benjamin Cardozo who was born to Portuguese parents. Northwestern University political science professor Victoria Defrancesco Soto explains what this name distinctions mean.

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