Friday, May 5th, 2017

Don’t culturally appropriate Cinco de Mayo or anything else

*Why you should read this: Because Ray Salazar has a bone to pick about silly Cinco de Mayo celebrations – “if wearing a cultural object requires you to explain why you’re wearing it to someone from that culture, don’t wear it.” VL By Ray Salazar, The White Rhino (2 minute read)   Truth is: Cinco

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

Milwaukee Latinos 5 Times More Likely To Be Crime Suspects

There are roughly half a million people in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Of those, 17% are Latino. But if you were to ask Milwaukee’s Police Chief Edward Flynn, most of those Latinos are criminals. Let’s hover over his logic, to see...

Tuesday, October 11th, 2011

The Top Latino Halloween Costumes To Avoid

Halloween is right around the corner and in order to avoid getting caught in one of those sticky situations where you find yourself the object of ire because you “accidentally” dressed up as something racist, or didn’t...

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011

Latinos Are The New Mainstream, Especially In Ads

If you didn’t know it before, you can certainly start to see it now, and that’s the fact that Latinos are increasingly becoming mainstream. It’s apparent in the ways that politicians are reaching out to this community...

Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

The Top Props For The Stereotypical Latino

You know, sometimes it’s hard being Latino. You wake up, go about your day, do your business, and then people ask you where your donkey is, or whether your family is from Mexico. And, you know, it...