There is no single word that can define the entire diverse community of people of Latin American origin. We have to respect the right to choose for us to decide what we want to be called. If some people want to use the “o” the “a” the “x” or the “e,” we should let them.
The new governor of Alabama, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, has banned the word Latinx in state government business. Republican governors, including Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, are waging a cultural and political war against immigrants and people of color.