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Latino Stereotypes

14 Costumes That Should've Never Existed In The First Place

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 11.03.2014 | Latino Voices

Ahh Halloween, a night where too many "clever" folks like to teeter dangerously over the line of inappropriate and funny. There's no doubt that A...

Sofia Vergara Reveals How She Changed 'Modern Family'

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 11.07.2014 | Latino Voices

Over the years Sofía Vergara’s “Modern Family” character, Gloria, has been heavily criticized for perpetuating stereotypes of Latinas. But now ...

Rosie Perez Says Latin Hollywood Told Her Not To ‘Rock The Boat'

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 10.17.2014 | Latino Voices

Rosie Perez has always been a vocal advocate for Latino representation in the entertainment industry -- something she says Latin Hollywood wasn’t ke...

The Latino Family Sitcom Returns With 'Cristela'

The Huffington Post | Ana Maria Benedetti | Posted 09.24.2014 | Latino Voices

Move over Sofia Vergara, there’s another Latina comedian on the ABC block. Cristela Alonzo, a Mexican-American stand-up comic, will be starring ...

It's Not "Way Too Early" to Learn the "ABC" of Diversity, ¡Olé!

Elio Leturia | Posted 07.08.2014 | Latino Voices
Elio Leturia

This is not about being politically correct. It's about not being ignorant.

How To Tell If You're Latino, In One Easy Chart

The Huffington Post | Ana Benedetti | Posted 04.10.2014 | Latino Voices

All Latinos are tamale-eating, chancla-wearing loud-talkers who always, always, always call their grandmother "abuelita." At least that's what eve...

The Downside to Positive Stereotypes

César Vargas | Posted 05.13.2014 | Latino Voices
César Vargas

Unfortunately, we'll have to join the Dark Side for now if we don't want to be marginalized.

35 Books All Educators of African American and Latino Students Must Read

Quassan Castro | Posted 03.09.2014 | Black Voices
Quassan Castro

Reading a body of work that offers effective insights to educators has proven to greatly assist educators with strengthening their teaching practices....

Twelve Tips All Educators Must Know About Educating African American and Latino Students

Quassan Castro | Posted 03.05.2014 | Black Voices
Quassan Castro

If you do not understand the population of students you teach, your success in the classroom can be greatly minimized.

Salma Hayek Speaks Out About Latino Stereotypes

Blogamole | Ikam Acosta | Posted 10.04.2013 | Latino Voices

By Ikam Acosta Salma Hayek took the chance to speak out about Latino cultural stereotypes while being honored at the Congressional Hispanic ...

WATCH: 10 Latino Stereotypes That Must Go

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.04.2013 | Latino Voices

The Latino population in the U.S. is growing rapidly and more attention is being drawn to how Hispanics are represented in film and TV. Although t...

Sofía Vergara Defends Her Character On 'Modern Family'

Blogamole | Ikam Acosta | Posted 10.02.2013 | Latino Voices

By Ikam Acosta People have been criticizing Modern Family for a while now about their overly-sexualized and ditzy depiction of Gloria on the ...

Marc Anthony On Stereotypes: The Entertainment Industry Doesn't Owe Latinos Anything

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.24.2013 | Latino Voices

Marc Anthony went back to his Salsa roots with his latest album -- but the singer-songwriter also returned with some words of advice for the Latino co...

WATCH: Devious Maids Critic Says Hispanic Groups' Support Is 'Absolutely Despicable'

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.27.2013 | Latino Voices

“Devious Maids” may have made history with its all Latina cast on Sunday, but critics refuse to budge insisting that the show’s portrayal of His...

Dania Ramirez On 'Devious Maids': These Women Are Not Defined By Their Jobs

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

Lifetime’s “Devious Maids” has yet to premiere but its stars are already working to wipe away criticism of a show accused of stereotyping Latina...

Could Resistance to Comprehensive Immigration Reform Really Be About Ethnic Stereotypes?

Kelly Welch | Posted 08.14.2013 | Latino Voices
Kelly Welch

Resistance to a legal path to citizenship for immigrants who have already come to the U.S. illegally may be rooted in dangerous stereotypes of Hispanics as criminals that hurt all of us and distract from greater threats.

WATCH: Rent-A-Rican Is Back!

Posted 04.05.2013 | Latino Voices

First they were the perfect amusement for parties, and now Puerto Ricans can also be the best entertainers during life’s daily, boring routine if yo...

El Zorro And El Coyote Back To The Rescue?

VOXXI | Delfin Carbonell Basset | Posted 04.02.2013 | Latino Voices

Fiction has provided stereotype characters that have personified human traits: frailties, weaknesses, courage, friendship, unfaithfulness, treachery...

This Film Is Taking On Latino Stereotypes In The Media

NBC Latino | Kristina Puga | Posted 03.13.2013 | Latino Voices

Miguel Picker was tired of working in the media and film industry for more than two decades and continually seeing Latinos being depicted negatively, ...

'Modern Family' Episode Dubbed 'Borderline Rude' In Portrayal Of Latinos

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 01.28.2013 | Latino Voices

Fans rejoiced when Fulgencio Joseph arrived to the Pritchett-Delgado household earlier this month on ABC’s hit show “Modern Family” -- but the c...

Rent-A-Rican Video: Funny Or Racist?

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.17.2013 | Latino Voices

Are you preparing for a party this weekend, and are looking for some entertaining additions to make it more lively and fun? Then just rent a Puerto Ri...

Is Sofia Vergara's 'Gloria' Too Stereotypical To Win An Emmy?

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

“Ditzy”, “sexy”, “trophy wife” -- these are words that have been used to describe Gloria Delgado, Sofia Vergara’s spunky character in AB...

Wait, Aren't Most Latinos Maids, Gardeners, And Gangsters As Seen on TV?

Posted 09.12.2012 | Latino Voices

Large and surprising shares of non-Latino Americans embrace and fully believe a whole host of stereotypes that, in their minds, render the nation’s ...

Offensive High School Tradition Finally Cancelled

AP | Posted 08.24.2012 | Los Angeles

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- A Southern California high school canceled an annual dress-up day for seniors, saying that students who dressed as gang members, a ...

Latino Stereotypes Have Big Impact, Study Says

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 07.28.2014 | Latino Voices

When it comes to stereotypes of immigrants, whether it's Latinos, Asians or Europeans, look no further than Hollywood. The entertainment industry has ...