This Video Sorts Out The Very Simple Difference Between The Terms Hispanic, Latino, And Spanish

    "I hate when people call me Spanish, because I'm not. If you're Spanish, it's because you're from Spain."

    Bustle made this handy video to simplify the definitive differences between the terms Hispanic, Latino, and Spanish.

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    Host Kat Lazo breaks it down to basic definitions:

    Hispanic is a term that refers to Spanish-speaking origin or ancestry.

    Latino refers to origin or ancestry in Latin America.

    This handy Venn diagram sorts out both the overlap between and exclusions from each term.

    This man, like many others, is frustrated by the mislabeling he so often hears.

    ...which brings us to the VERY simple definition for "Spanish."

    Kat also offers this insight: "Because many Latin American countries were colonized by Spain, many folks don't feel the need or want to identify with a term that indicates them belonging to Spain."