Is ‘Latino’ a race?

The Houston Chronicle recently reported that the Census Bureau is considering making Latinos into a separate, individual group for the next big count. Interesting, especially when you consider that the common assumption used to be that the “Latino” label would eventually disappear. 

Also, am I the only one who didn’t realize we weren’t already a separate group?

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