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mexicanweekLidl_Stiftung_&_Co._KG_logo.svgEuro-wide discount supermarket chain Lidl is celebrating “Mexican Week” (it started Monday) at its stores in Romania.

We’ve traveled the world and the seven seas; who are we to disagree?

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cristelacomedyBefore she was a TV star, Cristela Alonzo wanted to make sure the haters and racists got their stereotypes right! [Mas…]

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Somehow this looks and sounds familiar….

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The Leipzig Torn And Restored Paper Effect is a classic routine for sleight-of-hand parlor magicians. In this new video, Scott Alexander presents the prestidigitation trick “Mexican” estyle, which involves a bad bigote, a sombrero, and is that a zerape? K tricky, no? These magic papeles are for sale — only with a magician’s recommendation, of course — but if you buy them, ask the company to make the stereotypes disappear, OK?

flordeloloacheThey’re white, they’re black, they’re brown, they’re women, they’re mariachis. In New York. Flor de Toloache represent! [Mas…]

COMBODALE“Queen of the Westerns” Dale Evans aka Mrs. Roy Rogers, starred in her own comic book series in 1958. Roughneck Romeos, from Issue #2, features Dale and the Mexican “help.”

When two cowboys fight for the favors of sexy Conchita, Chef Gomez’ niece, there’s trouble on the rancho [click on images to enlarge]… [Mas…]

Latinos, at least according to the mainstream media (video)

by Lucida Grandé April 14, 2015 Cultura
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Mainstream media is full of Latinos — Latino criminals, Latina maids and exotic Latino sex machines. Ordinary people just like you? Not so much. [Video by David Viramontes.]

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McDonalds (Australia) helps you feed your ‘Inner Mexican’ (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN March 26, 2015 Cultura
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The “legendary” El Maco at McDonalds in OZ will feed your inner Mexican, as long as he or she wants two all-beef patties, sour cream and “taco sauce.” [Mustache, charro outfit and sombrero not included. Not available at McDonalds stores near any actual Mexicans. Your bigote may vary.] ¿Me encanto?

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La Cucaracha: Yay! An Irish pub on St. Patrick’s Day (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz March 17, 2015 Cartoons
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You white people sure ‘Love You Some Indians!’ (video)

by SUMMERFALL WINTERSPRING January 8, 2015 Cultura
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Everybody in Cleveland sure Loves You Some Indians, says Navajo poet Rowie Shebala. Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, doncha know. We’re honoring your culture.

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La Cucaracha: Ridley Scott presents ‘Mexodus’ (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz January 5, 2015 Cartoons
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I’m pissed off! I was racially profiled for being an Asian (NSFW video)

by Verdana Bold December 9, 2014 Cultura
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It’s hard being an Asian in America, Tony Vinh explains to the crowd at Cap City Comedy Club in Austin, TX. For example, you can get racially profiled and people think you have a small penis. [NSFW adult language.]

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La Cucaracha: Scene from the first Thanksgiving (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz November 24, 2014 Cartoons
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Hello, ‘I’m from Colombia,’ and I am not a cocaine mule (video)

by TONY MONTANA November 24, 2014 Cultura
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When Yeimi Salazar came to New York City from Colombia, everyone assumed she was involved with cocaine. So she became a nose.

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Does your animation project need a Latina maid?

by RON SUELA November 10, 2014 Cartoons
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Does your video animation project need stereotyped cartoon actors? How about a Latina? How about we name her “Maria,” oh, and get this, she’s a “housemaid!” Maria is ready to say “¡Si, Señora!” in all your corporate video, web avatar and/or white privileged productions. Sure we could have made Maria the “cool girl” character (above), […]

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Not just team mascots! America’s hated on NDNs for years (toons)

by K. TONTO November 3, 2014 Cartoons
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It started long before sportsball team names and mascots. America’s been hatin’ on NDNs ever since they were “discovered” in 1492. Indian Country Today Media Network’s Christina Rose reports:

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Our heritage and culture are not your Halloween costume

by Enrique C. Ochoa and Gilda L. Ochoa October 28, 2014 Cultura
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A school in our neighborhood recently held a “Dress as Your Heritage Day.” For one Friday, students were encouraged to wear items representing their backgrounds, and some did. Students walked around campus in a combination of family heirlooms and seemingly exaggerated symbols to reflect their racial/ethnic groups. The rationale underlying this day was cultural celebration, […]

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Bidi bidi bom bom: ‘What ARE you?’ she asked

by DANNY HERRERA October 23, 2014 Cultura
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“What ARE you?” the Indian woman behind the counter asked. I was at a Dunkin’ Donuts in New York City grabbing coffee. After handing me my change, the Indian woman wanted to know where I was from. This happens often — whether I’m at a restaurant, an adult video store or a funeral. Inevitably someone […]

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Before your White Privilege offends, get new Racism Insurance! (video)

by Moctezuma Cortés October 22, 2014 Cultura
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White people can’t help being white — they were born that way! But White Privilege can often get in the way of harmonious social relationships. Before it does, Racism Insurance can step in to ease the way. Call your agent today! [Not available in all states. Prices in Arizona may be higher.]

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Woman needs stricter hubby test than ‘not a drunk, won’t beat me’

by María Purísima October 21, 2014 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from SAN ANTONIO) Sandra Ceballos made a shocking discovery Friday night when she was out with her girlfriends. The standards she’d been using to find a good husband were, as her friend Jenny put it, “appallingly low.” Ceballos, whose family is from Mexico, was raised to believe that if a man is not too […]

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Brooklyn Hispanics try to carry on as Hispanic Heritage Month ends

by Elise Roedenbeck October 16, 2014 Cultura
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(PNS reporting from BROOKLYN) Hispanic Heritage Month is over, and without the corporate-approved celebration as a focus, local members of the Hispanic/Latino community here aren’t really sure how they can go on being local members of the local Hispanic/Latino community here. “What now?” lamented Brooklyn native and prolific bloguera Marielena Gutierrez (photo, right.) “Should I tell […]

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Letter to straight guys from a Latina vagina: I’m too sexy for my chonies

by LATINA VAGINA September 29, 2014 Cultura
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Dear Straight Dudes: Why, hello there, I’m a Latina vagina and I have a message for heterosexual guys. Now I know what you’re going to ask me: “How well-groomed am I?” No seas cochino! That’s none of your business, that’s personal. But I am here to, uh, talk business because I’m tired of all of […]

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