Are Hispanics the New Negro?
I was listening to a speaker today who said that Hispanics are the new negroe.
She was not being racist or insulting, but pointing out that Hispanics are taking jobs that even blacks refuse to take. Jobs such as housecleaning, lawncare, etc.
Her point was that this generation was the first full generation that has been off its knees. Basically because blacks have arisen to work in many places that we would not have been considered for.
Of course, she noted the continuing racist views, but not in the way too many blacks think of it. It was not a "lot in life" moment, but a "Still I rise" moment.
So, since it has taken over 145 years to move blacks from the fields to the boardroom, how long will it take for hispanics to let their employers raise their own kids and clean their own floors?
Not trying to start any trouble, but the reality is few people have gotten anywhere by cleaning the lint from the washing machine.
In many ways blacks and hispanics are alike. Too many do not see the value of a good education. They will work hard, as evidenced by the street vendors in Los Angeles.
Hopefully Hispanics will not waste years being servants for people who do not need them, and show that by underpaying them and treating them badly.