My Ethnicity

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Emmanuel Garcia September 18th, 2017

My Ethnicity Essay

In this essay, I will be writing about my ethnicity and race, discussing relevant facts and information, and also explain specific details on my ethnicity. This essay will also explain how my ethnicity affects my life and how can it affect others as well. My ethnicity is Hispanic/Latino, and my race is Puerto Rican. Although, I am Puerto Rican, I was born in the United States, in the New York State, living in the city of New York. Growing up Hispanic, quit awkward that I don't understand the language “Espanol/Spanish”. My parents are both from the city, besides my grandmother, my grandmother was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico. It’s embarrassing that
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One of the most known traditional Hispanic/Latino food is rice, beans and peas. In my everyday life, I eat rice and beans about 4 times a week, serving different type of meats, pork or beef. Hispanic adore pork and beef meat. Hispanic foods has so many characteristics, but make it distinctive that it’s tend to be spicy. In the United States, many Latinos have small ethnic markets, which are called “bodegas”, which sells many Latin cooking foods and ingredients. In the Latino culture, many Latinos use the name brand “Goya” foods to cook. Goya foods can also be sold at supermarkets or at a specific bodega stores. Rice, beans, peas, and root vegetables are the staple of a Latino diet. Most Latino desserts are made from diary products, something similar to the dessert; flan. Flan is a dessert that came from Spain and which was brought to the Latin America and followed …show more content…
Immigrants is a person who migrates to another country, usually for permanent residence. Hispanic immigrants started entering the United States around the years of 1939 - 1945. Puerto Rico is the only Latino continent that is guarded by the United States Military and Army. Puerto Ricans started entering the United States around when World War II ended. During the Spanish War, the United States had colonized Puerto Rico; invading Puerto Rico and has retained control of the island ever since. All Hispanics are known as immigrants besides Puerto Ricans because Puerto Rico is apart of a United States Island. Other than Puerto Rico, other countries and islands has its own government protection that’s not guarded by the United

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