The Largest Latino Advocacy Group Changes Their Name, Sparking Debate

Canvasser Ana Mejia gathers her supplies at the offices of the National Council of La Raza (NCLR) in Miami in 2016. The NCLR renamed themselves this month, causing a rift in the U.S. Latino community. Some see it as shedding a dated name, while others see it as leaving a legacy behind.

The National Council of La Raza renamed themselves this month. It’s caused a rift in the U.S. Latino community. Some see it as shedding a dated name, others see it as leaving a legacy behind.

(Image credit: Wilfredo Lee/AP)

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