Borderlands and Stereotypes – Discussion Group 3
Considering what you have read and seen in this module, Latinos have made their mark in the U.S., however, they have also had to overcome many obstacles. Taking into consideration the module’s materials, answer the following questions in a focused response:
- How has Latino culture influenced American culture here in the United States? Is the U.S. a “Borderland” as many Latino writers describe? How so specifically?
- What are some stereotypes of Latinos that you are aware of? What kinds of challenges present themselves as a result of these stereotypes? Provide specific examples from the learning materials, particularly from the documentary(ies) assigned.
- Produce a substantial response to the given prompt (about 200 words – remember, your post should be detailed and specific enough to demonstrate that you have a thorough understanding of the learning materials, but there’s no need to write an ess