Video: Naco, Pocho

A neat video (12 minutes) on two Mexican slang terms naco, “common, tacky person,” and pocho ”Mexican-American." Both are derogatory, but have been reclaimed and are used as a proud self-identification for some. For me, the best part of the video are the last few minutes where the interviews touch upon the intermingling of Mexican and American cultures.

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