America and Race, Latinos and Race, Latinos in Hollywood, Puerto Rico's Colonial Status, Urban/Global Politics

Queridos Blanquitos: The Hidden Racism of Nuestra América

There is a moment in Dear White People, a film that is drawing a lot of attention for its frank treatment of “post-racial” America–particularly in Ivy League universities–that made me laugh, although I felt not many in the theater got the joke the way I did.  It was during a voiceover dialog during which the protagonist […]

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