A growing community of young, black, and indigenous people are questioning the very identity underpinning Hispanic Heritage Month.

By Miguel Salazar in The Nation


Amanda Alcántara is a Dominican journalist and digital media editor at Futuro Media Group.

Daniel Alvarenga is a Salvadoran journalist and a video producer at AJ+.   

Rosa Clemente is a black Puerto Rican journalist, organizer, and founder of Puerto Rico on the Map.

Kristian Hernandez is a Mexican-American organizer in Texas with the Democratic Socialists of America.

Janel Martinez is a Bronx-born Garifuna journalist and founder of Ain’t I Latina?

Alan Pelaez Lopez is a Zapotec cultural critic, artist, and academic.

Read the interviews on The Nation