Spanish-influenced varieties of English
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... Influenced Varieties of English When one takes a look at a Latino standing beside an African American and that person is asked, “What is similar about those two people?”, the knee-jerk answer to the question would be, “There is nothing similar about them.” In a way, that answer would be right, after all the difference in skin color is already a dead give-away. However, aside from differences in skin color and appearance, these two groups have some not so obvious similarities. In a way, it is the diverse history of their groups and cultural backgrounds that seem to have a merging effect on the relationship of these two groups. The first being that the African-Americans and Latinos have a problem with ...