America and Race, Latinos and Race, Latinos in Media, Puerto Rico's Colonial Status, US Intervention in Latin America

Red Hot Chili Peppers Are Us

The Economist’s cover image for its current issue, “Firing Up America: A Special Report on America’s Latinos” has already stirred up some controversy, for obvious reasons. It’s another form of the horrendous stereotyping that affects not only Latin@s but any other non-majority group. It’s a fancy reductio ad absurdum: Latin@s are essentially red hot chili […]

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