The History of the Word Latinx

The word Latinx gained momentum in the mid-2000s, primarily among younger community advocates in the U.S.  Most articles trace the rise of the term based on internet usage starting roughly in 2004 and steadily gaining in popularity and usage each year. As explained by Raquel Reichard in their article Latino/a vs. Latinx vs. Latine: Which Words Best Solves Spanish’s Gender Problem:

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