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The term “Latino” encapsulates a myriad of experiences, identities, and histories, all of which Héctor Tobar makes a valiant effort to capture in his book Our Migrant Souls: A Meditation on Race and the Meanings and Myths of “Latino.” Through a combination of research and his personal experiences, Tobar presents an expansive exploration of the Latinx existence in the United States. From detailing colonial histories to confronting public policies, Tobar takes a fearless and clear-eyed look at the rich complexities of Latinidad and what it means to be Latino in this moment. —Cady Lang

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