Skip to comments.For Young Latino Readers, an Image Is Missing
Posted on 12/05/2012 6:51:16 PM PST by ConservativeStatement
PHILADELPHIA Like many of his third-grade classmates, Mario Cortez-Pacheco likes reading the Magic Tree House series, about a brother and a sister who take adventurous trips back in time. He also loves the popular Diary of a Wimpy Kid graphic novels.
But Mario, 8, has noticed something about these and many of the other books he encounters in his classroom at Bayard Taylor Elementary here: most of the main characters are white. I see a lot of people that dont have a lot of color, he said.
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Well then he should look at the President of Mexico who looks pretty white also.
You'll get books where all of the characters are Hispanic and gay.
Pander, pander, pander
If “Mario” was back in his homeland everyone would look just like him
If we could just rid the world of white people (except gays and super rich liberals), the world would be a must happier place, more stable and undoubtedly more profitable. And by white people, I mean specifically males. Sarcasm over.
These people are relentless.
Oh, give me a break. If they want “brown” kids in kids books, then they need to tell their parents not to leave Latin countries.
If I moved to Mexico, I expect I’d find it hard to find many blondes in kids books...boohoo!!!
Are they kidding? There isnt a book created for kids especially textbooks that dont have the mandatory black brown yellow red and white characters.
Oh Boy Mario, do they have a show for you...
You’ve got to be taught before it’s too late,
Before you are six or seven or eight,
To hate all the people your relatives hate,
You’ve got to be carefully taught!
He's not famous for his skin color.
Uh oh....is that comparing Latinos to monkeys? Somebody better call the SPLC, quick!
About ten years ago, I was with my little nephew, and I remember watching some dopey TV show/network. In a skit, a girl who was likely 10-13 years old, pulled down the pants of a boy and a laugh track followed. Imagine if a boy stripped a girl. That is minor to what is happening in the continues denigration of our society.
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Well, that’s just rough there kiddo.
If you go to Espana you will see your progenitors are actually a bunch of white people with brown eyes. In fact, large portions of Spain were once dominated by the Moors and dem peeps is straight up white.
Got a friend who is whiter than me and of Mexican descent but, has Moorish blood in her.
I remember coming across a cable sitcom n the 90s where step brother and step sister ended up in the shower having “not sex-sex”...
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