Singer Peter Gene Hernández, born to a Puerto Rican father and a Filipino mother, grew up in Hawaii, and his multicultural roots show up in his music. He was the tenth man – and the first of Hispanic origin – to appear on the cover of Playboy, in his case accompanying a Mexican-American model.
Wow. It appears we Spanish surnamed persons are melting into the pot. Maybe someday we can start referring to ourselves as simply Americans, and start phasing out the ethnic labels? Just wondering.
Any race whose language is derived from Latin, is Latino. Those Latinos whose language is Spanish, are Hispanics, except for the ones born in Spain being Spaniards.