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europeans, americans and australians in DL, would this guy be consider white or latino in your country?

I'm just curious .

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by Anonymousreply 5011/21/2020

We don't have Latino as such in Australia. If people are South American, they're South American. If their from Spain, they're Spanish.

If they're from the USA, they're American.

by Anonymousreply 111/14/2020

The arm hair says white / middle eastern, but the white kind of middle eastern like semitic people.

by Anonymousreply 211/14/2020

[quote] would this guy be consider white or latino

I don’t know about that guy, but we would definitely consider you Latino, OP.

by Anonymousreply 311/14/2020

White and Latino art not mutually exclusive.

by Anonymousreply 411/14/2020

He does not appear to be american / latino / aztec / mayan / incan etc. They have little to no body hair and more asian features.

by Anonymousreply 511/14/2020

He looks European.

by Anonymousreply 611/14/2020

He looks Spanish / Cuban - so most likely close to 100% European.

He wouldn't experience any discrimination - as long as he wears long sleeved shirts.

He will get special treatment in Miami as long as he speaks Spanish.

by Anonymousreply 711/14/2020

OP you’re a colossal dick, who doesn’t know the definition of Latino, which refers to GEOGRAPHY, not race/ color. There are plenty of white people who are ALSO Latino.

Your guy in the video says he’s Cuban/ American born. That makes him NOT Latino, since America IS NOT a Latino country.

HE IS Hispanic through Spanish influence. He’s a NON-LATINO, Hispanic.

Get it straight. Your tedious, with these misunderstandings.

by Anonymousreply 811/14/2020

OP Here we go again.

White is a RACE classification.

Latino (as much as I hate that word) is a reference to someone's ethnic / national origin. It is NOT a RACE. Latin Americans can be many races: White, Indigenous, Black, Asian, or some mixture there. <-- doesn't that look familiar from an American perspective?

The gentleman in R1 from Australia answered this as most of the world would. It's only a confusion that certain Americans seem to have. I know that world geography is not as emphasized in U.S. grade schools either, perhaps adding to these type of confusions about foreign lands and historical global migration patterns.

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by Anonymousreply 1011/14/2020

OP, we don't do 'race' so much. Where I come from, he might be considered to be a 'Southerner' = Mediterranean (meaning olive skin, dark hair, brown eyes), but he would still absolutely be considered European. (After all, all the great ancient European civilizations were Mediterranean.)

In general, we do acknowledge that people from different places tend to look somewhat different, but we tend to attribute this to the place of their (family's) origin, not to the construct of 'race'. So, we would say 'he looks like he comes from Spain/Portugal/Italy/Greece/etc.', but we wouldn't really think about that in racial categories.

by Anonymousreply 1111/14/2020

Also, everybody here in Europe knows that you have Southerners who look very Northern European (often with strong Celtic influences), so it's not all so clear-cut.

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by Anonymousreply 1211/14/2020

the celts were not blond or redheads, they had black and dark eyes like the gauls in france

by Anonymousreply 1311/14/2020

I might perhaps say he looks Mediterranean if I was trying to describe his look. That would be about it. I would be more likely to describe him as white and then mention his eye and hair colour.

by Anonymousreply 1411/14/2020

R13, the Celts consisted of a wide variety of tribes that came in all shapes and appearances. The mutation for red hair probably stemmed from Central Asia and spread with the Proto-Indo-Europeans (cf. also Tocharians in China) in various migration waves throughout Europe. These people later became the Celtic tribes (Gauls = Celts in Gaul), Germanic tribes, but also the Greeks, Thracians, etc.

You'll probably find red hair in every European nation, but it is noticeable that Ireland has a very high incidence.

by Anonymousreply 1511/14/2020

Brown in any country

by Anonymousreply 1611/14/2020

He says he is Cuban American, that means he is LATINO or HISPANIC by the census standards. He may define himself differently. See the link

R11 The OP didn't mention race so don't even start that crap. You must be a Brit no doubt.

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by Anonymousreply 1711/14/2020

So, what's 'white' (see title)--as opposed to 'latino'--supposed to mean, R17?

Of course, troll OP is talking about race.

by Anonymousreply 1811/14/2020

Latino isn't a term that means anything much outside the US.

by Anonymousreply 1911/15/2020

it is not about race, it is about phenotype and what your culture perceives or believe white people should look like. it is clear to me that this guy is european, the label white or latino is simply a social category. the question is would this european looking guy be considered white by european and american standards?

by Anonymousreply 2011/15/2020

If your name is Miguel, you are not white.

by Anonymousreply 2111/15/2020

r21 this is why in the united states, if you are an european born in latin america you are considered latino instead of white. however, in legal document such as police records european looking latinos are indeed classified as white based on phenotype.

the guy on the video is a clear example that not all latinos have the same race and racial characteristics

if that guy was your neighbor, would you think of him as a latino/ hispanic or white by the way he looks?

by Anonymousreply 2211/15/2020

Latino isn't really a category in Europe.

by Anonymousreply 2311/15/2020

[quote]If your name is Miguel, you are not white.

Another race-baiting thread from the melanin troll. How refreshing.

by Anonymousreply 2411/15/2020

[quote]If your name is Miguel, you are not white.

Spanish is a white language.

by Anonymousreply 2511/15/2020

Why does this even matter?? Ask if he's hot. Ask if he's gay. Ask if he's hung. You know -the important stuff!

by Anonymousreply 2611/15/2020

I suspect OP's point is that many people who get to check off the "Latino" box look white because they have 100% European ancestry and if the guy in the video were to introduce himself as "Mike Rogers" you would not wonder "is he really some sort of furriner?"

by Anonymousreply 2711/15/2020

He looks Puerto Rican or Mexican

by Anonymousreply 2811/15/2020

r27 my point is that it us interesting to me how people perceive others depending on things like country of birth, look, and even names. somebody mentioned that his name is miguel but if you noticed he has an english last name. im my opinion he is a white guy and he looks totally european. however, to some people in thus thread he looks mexican???? that is interesting

by Anonymousreply 2911/15/2020

Miguel is a white name.

by Anonymousreply 3011/15/2020

I just can't imagine even wondering that kind of thing. If he spoke to me and had an accent, I would be curious where he was from. If he had a typical Australian accent, it wouldn't even occur to me to think of his background. In the video he has an American accent so he's simply American to me. He describes himself as "cuban-American" but we tend to see all Americans as simply American. We don't do the hyphen thing.

Americans seem to still be really hyper aware of ethnicity and obsessed with categorising everyone down to the nth degree.

R1's point is very valid too. We don't call people Latino.

by Anonymousreply 3111/15/2020

He is fair but looks latino or spanish. Italians I would consider white on the other hand, regardless of they are lighter or darker.

by Anonymousreply 3211/19/2020

That seems quite arbitrary, R32.

by Anonymousreply 3311/19/2020

R32 The Spanish aren't white? What?

by Anonymousreply 3411/19/2020

R20 What is your concern with such notions of colour? I agree with the pister upthread who maintains white and Latino are not mutually exclusive terms. I very much would like to know your perspective, or what POV you're coming from. Do you consider yourself white? What is your heritage? I think that will say something more interesting after creating this thread, than what DL thinks.

He's a handsome bloke, with very pale white skin is my answer. Would it ever occur to me to categorise or classify him? Not at all.

by Anonymousreply 3511/19/2020

^ poster

by Anonymousreply 3611/19/2020

Looks like an abandoned mutt from one of those neglected and abandoned ASPCA commercials.

by Anonymousreply 3711/19/2020

R37 Ha! I would be willing to foster him for a period, if needed.

by Anonymousreply 3811/19/2020

r32 is the typical american who doesn't own a passport, atlas or history book and his genogram is very simple: his mother is his sister at the same time.

by Anonymousreply 3911/19/2020

this guy is clearly white of southern european and mediterranean stock. he doesnt look mestizo at all. ehile in gne US he can be considered latino, as many italians and jews, in europe he would pass an authentic european.

by Anonymousreply 4011/19/2020

I' more curious about his cooking, and whether he does require fostering. Woof!🐾

by Anonymousreply 4111/19/2020

OP is obsessed with white people.

by Anonymousreply 4211/19/2020

Cubans can kiss my black ass with their‘we are white and better than Mexicans and everyone else’ shit. These bitches don’t realize that the Republican Trump supporters think of them the same way as Mexicans. They don’t see them as white. They are immigrants that need to go back to their shithole countries, to them.

by Anonymousreply 4311/19/2020

OP Just a hot fucker

by Anonymousreply 4411/19/2020

OP, we’d consider him fuckable. That’s all.

by Anonymousreply 4511/19/2020

this is a classic example of how messed up americans have the whole ethinicity and racial categories, in the US AOC is considered brown latina, in spite of looking southern european, however, kim kardadhian is supposed to be white when she doesnt even look european at all.

by Anonymousreply 4611/20/2020

They seem to continuously be inventing new ways to categorise people. Even the so-called anti-racists think in this way. I find it quite sinister.

by Anonymousreply 4711/20/2020

Kim Kardashian is not considered white. She's considered Armenian. Her sister Kylie who is very white has transformed herself into a woman of some type of color, but she is a Jenner.

by Anonymousreply 4811/20/2020

R48 Ah, a post with a category which makes a bit of good sense..."...but she in a Jenner." Yes, I do believe regardless of where we come from, we can unanimously agree Jenner is a category unto its own.

by Anonymousreply 4911/21/2020

^ is a Jenner

by Anonymousreply 5011/21/2020
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