A Chicano is a person who has a mixed ancestry and/or citizenship of the United States and usually Mexico. Often, Chicano and Mexican-American are used to mean the same thing. People from Central or South America and United States could also be called Chicano. Chicana is the female version of Chicano. Chicanos often speak in Spanglish.
Notable Chicanos[change | change source]
Chicanos have made contributions to many fields, spanning arts, culture, sports, technology, and politics.
- Gloria E. Anzaldúa, author
- Ana Castillo, author
- Sandra Cisneros, author
- George Lopez, comedian
- Lynda Carter, actress played Wonder Woman
- Rudolfo Anaya, novelist
References[change | change source]
- Frazer, Timothy C. (1996). "Chicano English and Spanish Interference in the Midwestern United States". American Speech. 71 (1): 72–85. doi:10.2307/455470. ISSN 0003-1283.
- "Mexican Americans Who Made A Difference | American Experience | PBS". www.pbs.org. Retrieved 2020-11-12.