Tag Archives: Racism

SHOCKING: Light-skinned, Blond Mexicans are more Successful, Get Better Jobs: Study

The Mexican government has –finally– confirmed what this blogger has been hammering for, like, ages: The darker a person’s skin, the more difficult it is to get ahead in Mexico. A study commissioned  by Mexico’s National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI) … Continue reading

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Latinos Threw a Party for Racist Lawyer Aaron Schlossberg in Manhattan. It Was Amazing! 💃🏻

Being Hispanic in the U.S. has become a sort of act of resistance for many of us. Not only because we have to deal with a president who launched his candidacy by calling Mexicans a bunch of rapists and criminals, … Continue reading

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Starbucks, Now Serving Coffee with a Dash of Racism

Paisanos BEWARE! Next time you go to a Starbucks and order a venti, tall, mocha, latte, foamy frapuccino (or whatever the hell it is they call a coffee over there) make sure to leave some room for … racism. In … Continue reading

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Aspiring Congresswoman in Mexico Campaigns as ‘The Helpful Blond,’ Because Mexico

I couldn’t make this stuff up if I wanted. Corintia Cruz (above) thought it was an awesome idea to campaign under the slogan of: Corintia, la güerita que te ayuda, which loosely translates as Corintia, the little blond woman who … Continue reading

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Edinburgh University Bans Costumes of ‘Mexicans, Gangsters and Mental Patients’

Pity the students at Edinburgh University. For reasons that escape this non-Scottish, freedom-of-speech-advocate Mexican blogger, students at this fine institution have been banned from wearing “offensive fancy dress costumes,” which according to said institution, include “Mexicans, gangsters, mental patients and camp men.” Per the University … Continue reading

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Indigenous Community in Oaxaca Responds to Coca-Cola: ‘We Didn’t Use to Have Diabetes’

This happened. On the heels of Coca-Cola pulling its controversial ad featuring a group of white Mexican kids bringing hope — and sugary drinks — to an indigenous community in Oaxaca, a group of mixe indians from the town of Totontepec came … Continue reading

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Hispanic Heritage Month is Finally Over; Now Back to your Regular Programming

I don’t know you, but I was frankly getting tired of all this “Hispanics are great,” “Hispanics are awesome,” “We are all Mexicans” rhetoric. Luckily, the month-long marketing fiesta known as Hispanic Heritage Month is finally over, so media can get their … Continue reading

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