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National Council Of La Raza (The Race) Changes Its Name. But Not Its Mission - Abolishing The US Border!

Article author: 
Allan Wall
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VDare
Article date: 
August 1, 2017
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Effective July 10th, the National Council of La Raza (NCLR), changed its name to UnidosUS. It’s being accused of “selling out”. [Savvy move or ‘selling out’? National Council of La Raza unveils new name, by Maria Polleta, Arizona Central, July 11, 2017]  But really, nothing has changed.

President Janet Murguia justified the change because some members thought “raza” was outdated and “didn’t resonate”...

I consulted the Real Academia Española, the “Royal Academy of the Spanish Language.” Founded in 1713 in Madrid, it’s the highest authority of the Spanish language, boasting leading scholars from throughout the Spanish-speaking world...

The Real Academia also provides in its entry an English translation of raza. That translation is “race.”...

Could Razistas be pulling our leg about “la raza”?

Even if they aren’t, even if la raza meant “the people” or “community,” it doesn’t mean the American “people” or “community.” From the viewpoint of American unity, it’s still subversive.

The NCLR/UnidosUS website provides its own explanation. Interestingly, it’s harder to find than it was years ago. Are they hiding it?

The organization claims:

The term was coined by Mexican scholar José Vasconcelos to reflect the fact that the people of Latin America are a mixture of many of the world’s races, cultures, and religions. Some people have mistranslated “La Raza” to mean “the race,” implying that it is a term meant to exclude others. In fact, the full term coined by Vasconcelos, “La Raza Cósmica,” meaning the “cosmic people,” was developed to reflect not purity but the mixture inherent in the Hispanic people. This is an inclusive concept, meaning that Hispanics share with all other peoples of the world a common heritage and destiny.

... Vasconcelos attempted to establish an identity and a civilizational and racial vision for all Latin America. Far from believing in a universalistic “let’s all get along and mix all the races” ideology, Vasconcelos believed in a centuries’ long clash of civilizations, pitting the Hispanic civilization (of which Mexico is a part) against the Anglo-Saxon civilization (of which the United States is a part)...

Vasconcelos calls the Anglo-Saxons “our enemies” and writes of “the Saxon–our rival for possession of the continent”. (Recall that in Spanish, North and South America form one continent.)...
 
Are Hispanic immigrants going to assimilate to our culture or do they see themselves as Hispanic infiltrators of the enemy Anglosphere?...
 
Culturally speaking, the La Raza ideology is opposed to our culture...
 
And despite the name change, NCLR/UnidosUS still exists and there’s no change in its policies. The organization claims : “Our primary change is that of our name—UnidosUS. Our Mission, Vision, and Values will remain the same....