If you were born here you aren't African-American or Mexican-American.You are of the descent of the country your ancestors came from. I'm American, of Irish descent. American comes first for us proud and happy to be here.
It's the core objective of their identity politics. Divide everyone into groups and label them. Hang the victimhood/marginalized moniker on them to cobble together a coalition of brainwashed simpletons who believe they're being taken advantage of by evil, white, straight men.