Category Archives: Racism

Racial Stereotyping in Brazil

With the story of a blonde girl begging in Mexico (and the attention it raised) this past weekend, I commented that the story tapped into some of the broader forms of racial prejudice that exist throughout much of both North … Continue reading

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Racial Stereotyping in Mexico

The US certainly isn’t the only country in the continent combating ongoing racism. In Mexico, the sight of a blonde girl begging for money in the street revealed one of the ways racial prejudice operates there: The flurry of internet … Continue reading

Posted in Children's Rights, Inequalities in the Americas, Latin America, Mexico, Poverty, Race in the Americas, Racism | 1 Comment