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Racism in Mexico rears its ugly head
l.a. times ^ | 7/5/10 | Tracy Wilkinson

Posted on 07/05/2010 10:51:23 AM PDT by Nachum

Actors in blackface makeup are used during coverage of the World Cup. The broadcasting company says it's just a harmless spoof, but commentators say Mexico as a whole is in denial about racism.

Reporting from Mexico City —

Every morning during television coverage of the World Cup, on the Mexican equivalent of the "Today" show, co-hosts chat, trade barbs and yuck it up. Behind them, actors in blackface makeup, dressed in fake animal skins and wild "Afro" wigs, gyrate, wave spears and pretend to represent a cartoonish version of South Africa.

Yes, in the 21st century, blackface characters on a major television network.

(Excerpt) Read more at latimes.com ...


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Mexico; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: culture; head; mexico; mexicoisracist; racism; rears

1 posted on 07/05/2010 10:51:26 AM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

Considering that all the Mexican leadership is pure Castallan Spanish while all the Mexican illegal immigrants are Mestizos you could call this forced migration “ethnic cleansing”, which the Mex leadership is not above.

Funny how you never hear the open borders crowd talk about this.


2 posted on 07/05/2010 10:54:05 AM PDT by PhilosopherStone1000
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To: Nachum

No photos, no comment.

Liberals always bitch.


3 posted on 07/05/2010 10:54:30 AM PDT by Psalm 144 (How many Michael Steele gaffes does it take to make a pattern?)
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To: Nachum

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hsk81vrbsT4


4 posted on 07/05/2010 10:55:07 AM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

wow THAT is real racism
yet 0dumbo lets that pig Calderon call us racists because we don’t want illegals>


5 posted on 07/05/2010 10:56:00 AM PDT by RWGinger
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To: Nachum
If you think the average Mexican likes black people then you have never actually known a Mexican.
6 posted on 07/05/2010 10:57:27 AM PDT by org.whodat
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To: Nachum
It's only racism when pointed at blacks. Their racism towards whites is OK with the media. The racial and anti-Semitic statements, and even the platform, of La Raza are also OK.
7 posted on 07/05/2010 10:57:33 AM PDT by TopQuark
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To: Nachum
These terms are jarring when seen through the prism of U.S. sensibilities, but here they are usually used in a context of affection and friendship.

WTF.

8 posted on 07/05/2010 11:00:35 AM PDT by LongElegantLegs ( I have nothing better to do than sit around all night watching a lunatic not turn into a werewolf.)
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To: Nachum

I am certain that W is behind this. It’s got to be his fault.


9 posted on 07/05/2010 11:01:23 AM PDT by Edgar3 (Don't THREAD on me!)
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To: Nachum; All

They hate us. Mexico and it’s citizens see the USA as something to exploit and change into the mess they so love, not be a part of. Instead of celebrating our ‘melting pot’, they have disdain for any of us not ‘as pure’ as they.

“Miguel Perez, President of Cal-State Northridge’s MEChA chapter said, “The ultimate ideology is the liberation of Aztlan. Communism would be closest. Once Aztlan is established, ethnic cleansing would commence: Non-Chicanos would have to be expelled — opposition groups would be quashed because you have to keep power.”

From: http://www.americanthinker.com/2010/05/is_america_conquered_when_the.html


10 posted on 07/05/2010 11:04:03 AM PDT by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: Nachum

These people are lecturing us about racism. :)


11 posted on 07/05/2010 11:04:20 AM PDT by Tzimisce (No thanks. We have enough government already. - The Tick)
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To: Nachum

Oh lookie, liberals doing what they do best, sowing seeds of discontent among races. Shocked! /s


12 posted on 07/05/2010 11:05:53 AM PDT by TruthBeforeAll (To liberals, if something is a complete and utter disaster, it's because there's not enough of it.)
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To: LongElegantLegs

If there are 100 black families living in Mexico City, I would be amazed. Blacks are not welcome in the many upscale men’s watering holes found in downtown Mexico City.

It is rarely mentioned that there are practically no blacks in Argentina and that the general dislike that Argentina and Paraguay have for Brazil is racially tinged. Or that blacks are not tolerated in parts of Parana and Rio Grando do Sul states in Brazil itself. Indeed, racism is alive and thriving in Latin America.


13 posted on 07/05/2010 11:05:57 AM PDT by Melchior
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To: Melchior

How can this be true? Only US whites can be racists.


14 posted on 07/05/2010 11:08:44 AM PDT by comps4spice (Obama is a clear and present danger.)
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To: Nachum

This can’t be true — diversity is supposedly our strength. I guess that we should open up our borders a little wider.


15 posted on 07/05/2010 11:09:15 AM PDT by 353FMG (ISLAM - America's inevitable road to destruction.)
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To: Nachum

Impossible. Only white Americans are racists. (s)


16 posted on 07/05/2010 11:10:30 AM PDT by beckysueb (January 20, 2013. When Obama becomes just a skidmark on the panties of American history.)
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To: PhilosopherStone1000

Mexico is pretty much like Apartheid-era South Africa, a small European minority controlling everything.


17 posted on 07/05/2010 11:11:31 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Nachum

Hehehehe. I found the comments interesting in the link provided. Anyways nothing about this is new to me. The msm has been covering it up for years as it does not fit their profile. As said above it is all Whitey’s fault according to the msm.


18 posted on 07/05/2010 11:16:39 AM PDT by Parley Baer
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To: Nachum

Pictures ?


19 posted on 07/05/2010 11:17:01 AM PDT by traumer
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To: Nachum


Televisa El Negro Thomas


Warning...THIS IS NOT AMERICAN TV
20 posted on 07/05/2010 11:18:00 AM PDT by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2013)
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To: Nachum

Didn´t you know that only the “white caucasian” people are born with this “evil gene”?. Lets face it all white people are racist from birth. We dislike every black, every one from the middle east... just everyone whos skin isn´t snow white like us... Of course this has nothing to to with crime statistics or just how some people who are not even born here behave in our countries. We just hate everyone none white! /s


21 posted on 07/05/2010 11:18:28 AM PDT by darkside321
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To: org.whodat
Yeah,

Mexican racism, now who'd of ever guessed...?

22 posted on 07/05/2010 11:19:06 AM PDT by skimbell
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To: PhilosopherStone1000

Bingo; approximately 5% of Mexico is pure criollo, or direct descendants of the peninsulares, the original colonizers from Spain, and they are almost exclusively white European. The next 70% are mestizo, or mixed blood of Spanish and indian. The balance are pure indian blood. And there is a definite pecking order in Mexico along those lines, the whiter, the higher, with the pure blood indians treated like dirt. I’ve been there several times on vacation, business, etc. and have observed it many times over in all kinds of settings. However, you’ll never hear the “locals” talk about it among the “gringos.” Every society is bigoted, whether it is along economic (class), political, religious or color lines. And that is a fact. As for the colonizers from Europe, only the Spanish, and to some degree the Portugese, mixed with the people they conquered, none of the other Europeans chose to, for whatever reason.


23 posted on 07/05/2010 11:21:40 AM PDT by john drake (Roman military maxim; "oderint dum metuant," i.e., "let them hate, as long as they fear.")
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To: TopQuark
Their racism towards whites is OK with the media.

The Spaniards were considered white. Without the Spaniards, there would be no mestizo, which is what most of Mexico is, if they are not native Indians.

24 posted on 07/05/2010 11:22:50 AM PDT by IYAS9YAS (Liberal Logic: Mandatory health insurance is constitutional - enforcing immigration law is not.)
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To: org.whodat

You speak the truth.

I have known since I was a West Texas teenager that Blacks and Browns don’t mix well, and they both are more racist than any Caucasian I have ever met. Obviously I speak in generalities. There are exceptions to every rule. But overall Black and Brown racism is a palpable thing.


25 posted on 07/05/2010 11:22:50 AM PDT by ByteMercenary (Healthcare Insurance is *NOT* a Constitutional right.)
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To: Nachum

I am an expat living in Mexico. Here there is a very popular Mexican rap musician that goes by the name nigga.

There is a chocolate snack cake called negrito, with a small black boy that has a huge afro on the package.


26 posted on 07/05/2010 11:24:18 AM PDT by KMG365
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To: KMG365

I am an expat living in Mexico. Here there is a very popular Mexican rap musician that goes by the name nigga.


Try japan as a gaijin for example?
If you are white you will have some chances.
If you are black forget it!
I´m just sick that only the “white” man is blamed for racism. It happens everywhere.


27 posted on 07/05/2010 11:29:49 AM PDT by darkside321
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To: Melchior

they are in Venezuela now!!


28 posted on 07/05/2010 11:30:27 AM PDT by ronniesgal ( I miss George Bush. Hell, I miss Bill Clinton!!)
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To: KMG365

Correct. There just isn’t any diversity in Mexico...at least not like we have here in the states. My roommate still can’t get over Alabama.


29 posted on 07/05/2010 11:31:07 AM PDT by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2013)
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To: Nachum

needs a YouTube clip


30 posted on 07/05/2010 11:34:37 AM PDT by TokuMei
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To: PhilosopherStone1000

The Mexican leadership is pure “Castallan Spanish”? I think you are mistaken. More than 60 percent of the Mexican people are metizos. Fewer than 20 percent are Criollos, that is, Mexicans of pure European descent but, hardly castellanos puros. A lot of the European component are German and French, and even Irish. In fact, with very few exceptions, the only castellanos puros in Mexico are families that fled there during and after the Spanish civil war in the 1930s, and even they quickly mingled with the metizos and Criollos. The political class in Mexico reflects those demographics. The vast majority being metizos, that is, people whose ancestors were both European and indigenous. Fox and Calderon are excellent examples. In fact, Mexican politicians are more likely to be pure or nearly-pure indians than “Castallan.” Benito Juarez was a Zapotec indian from Oaxaca. The last time Mexican leadership was “pure Castallan” was before the war of Independence, which began in 1810. There are a lot of “ricos y famosos” in Mexico who would like you to think they are Spanish, but they are no more Spanish than Pancho Villa was.


31 posted on 07/05/2010 11:38:52 AM PDT by La Lydia
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To: Melchior

How do you know that the dislike of Brazil is racially tinged? Is there any reason other than racism that that there are few blacks in Argentina?

I lived in Chile for 8 years and know the people I lived with have an innocence toward what we would consider “racist”. The idea of a spoof of a black choir done in black face is not the least racist in their minds.

Mexico is probably a very different case, being so close to the US, but I have no way of proving any assertion I might make about their motivations.


32 posted on 07/05/2010 11:58:59 AM PDT by Chaguito
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To: Nachum

A few years ago Jessie Jackson got all bent out of shape over a Mexican comic book character. wonder what he will do with this!


33 posted on 07/05/2010 12:08:27 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar ( Viva los SB 1070)
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To: Nachum

Hopefully many AA whom have been “loyal” to the Dem party despite being led astray, are waking up to the obvious fact that the “Latinos (illegals)” are being courted to replace the AA as the “minority group of favor”.


34 posted on 07/05/2010 1:15:49 PM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline.)
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To: AuntB

thanks for that great link!


35 posted on 07/05/2010 1:23:02 PM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline.)
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To: machogirl

More here, that everyone should see:

http://www.ccir.net/ra.html

[snips]

# Art Torres’ Outrageous Quotes
...”187 is the last gasp of white America in California.”

# Mexican President Ernesto Zedillo’s Outrageous Remark in Chicago

# ‘Chicano National Guard’s’ Ricky Sierra
“It’s Time to Take Back What Is Ours!”

# ‘Brown Beret’s’ Augustin Cebeda at the July 4, 1996 Rally in Westwood, California
“...if anyone is going to be deported it’s gonna be YOU!”

# Mario Obledo (California Coalition of Hispanic Organizations) on the Tom Leykis Show
“...eventually we are going to take over all the political institutions of California.....”

# Mario Obledo, Co-founder of MALDEF, and Ray Briem
“...well if they don’t like Mexicans they ought to leave. They ought to go back to Europe.”

# Senator Hilda Solis’ - Claims that Illegals are Americans “whether we are legalized or not....”
Senator Solis is sponsoring an outrageous bill, SB-371, that would give illegal aliens the right to be issued drivers’ licenses in California.

# L.A. News Anchor on ‘Hispanic’ Attacks on Caucasian L.A.U.S.D. Teachers

# Jose Pescador-Osuna Claims Mexico is “Practicing Reconquista in California” (2/7/98).
“...even though I’m saying this part serious, part joking, I think we are practicing La Reconquista in California....”
“Reconquista” refers to the re-taking of the U.S. Southwest that Mexico lost in the Mexican-American War. Some Mexicans refer to this territory as “Aztlan”.


36 posted on 07/05/2010 1:27:54 PM PDT by AuntB (Illegal immigration is simply more "share the wealth" socialism and a CRIME not a race!)
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To: AuntB

makes me sick. with the high birth rate among “latinos”, esp. teenage, unwed, low-income mothers, the Reconquista may come faster.


37 posted on 07/05/2010 1:31:15 PM PDT by machogirl (First they came for my tagline.)
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To: Nachum

The LA Times prints an unflattering story about the nation of future democrat voters to our south??


38 posted on 07/05/2010 1:50:24 PM PDT by Oldpuppymax
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To: Dallas59
Holy Crap! I'm not PC,but the walking around like a monkey WTF?

And they say Americans are raciest?

39 posted on 07/05/2010 1:56:52 PM PDT by Charlespg
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To: Charlespg

They think nothing of it...really!


40 posted on 07/05/2010 1:59:21 PM PDT by Dallas59 (President Robert Gibbs 2009-2013)
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To: Chaguito

I have lived and worked in the Southern Cone. Also in Mexico and Central America. Thus, I have witnessed Latin American racism and its ugly attributes up close.


41 posted on 07/05/2010 2:48:53 PM PDT by Melchior
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To: Melchior

Acording to the media. only White straight males can be racist.


42 posted on 07/05/2010 2:51:31 PM PDT by sport
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