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Opinion: ‘BIPOC’ erases by omission Latinos like me

Submitted by Arts & Sciences Web Team on June 4, 2021 - 1:15pm

“BIPOC has become a trendy acronym among people interested in diversity issues, but this is not good. The ‘B’ stands for Black people, the ‘I’ is for Indigenous persons and the ‘POC’ stands for people of color. This effectively shunts Hispanics or Latinos aside,” writes Carlos Gil, professor emeritus of history at the UW.

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