The infographic map-heads at FloatingSheep.org analyzed geo-tagged Tweets from one week in November last year to generate a hate map of the U.S.
Surprise, surprise — the Old Confederacy had the most haters when slurs about Latinos (Tweets using the word “wetback” and “spick”), African-Americans (“nigger”), Asians (“chink,” “gook”) were tallied (pan-racist map, above.) [Click maps to enlarge.]
Here’s the breakdown of “wetback” Tweets: [Mas…]
Australian comic Aamer Rahman — half of Fear of A Brown Planet — discusses the pitfalls of trying to joke about race, color and ethnicity.
PREVIOUSLY ON MAKING FUN OF WHITE PEOPLE: [Mas…]
POCHO Jefe-in-Chief Lalo Alcaraz and POCHO Migrant Editor Al Madrigal (you may also know him from The Daily Show with Juan Estewart) are thankful for lots of stuff. Al is thankful that his son’s school’s athletic mascot is not racist, Lalo is thankful for his new Bordertown gig with Fox, and POCHO is thankful LatinoUSA with Maria Hinojosa let us share this audio from everyone’s favorite Latinos from the Future!
PREVIOUSLY ON LATINOS FROM THE FUTURE: [Mas…]
(PNS reporting from MEXICO CITY) On the heels of Mexican baking behemoth Grupo Bimbo’s announcement that they changed the name of their controversial snack cake Bimbo Negrito to the less offenive Bimbo Nito, the company has revealed a new Twinkie-like snack cake for the U.S. market called the Blonde Bombo.
The Blonde Bimbo will be available in the U.S. and northern Mexico, where it is expected to do well. [Mas…]