The Linguistic Segregation of Racial and Ethnic Groups

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Defining race and ethnicity as pigmentation and culture respectively ignores the processes that have naturalized race and ethnicity, a process that is a major theme of Rosa’s and Flores’s Unsettling Race and Language whereby race and language have undergone a process of “co-naturalization”(Rosa and Flores 1), which is the way in which the past and present have embedded mythical notions of race…