Posted by: Generación Latina | September 22, 2008

Habla: SSN

In keeping with our cultural theme for Hispanic Heritage month I wanted to share a couple of clips from the HBO series Habla.

I love this one in particular because it celebrates the fact that in this country are just numbers. But don’t we hate being just a number?  Really, it gets at the culture of “meritocracy”that is unique of the U.S.  In other words, were start out with a clean slate, we are just a number and what really counts is out effort and personal merit, not our name or family reputation (which is often valued above personal merit in Latin America).

Enjoy!


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