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Mexican Heritage

Mexico Barbie: Cruel Stereotype or Celebrating Cultural Diversity?

Lesley Kennedy | Posted 06.11.2013 | Parents
Lesley Kennedy

Part of the Dolls of the World collection, this new addition to the Mattel family comes with a pet Chihuahua and a passport and sticker sheet. Is this where we insert an, Ay, carumba!?

Not All Celebrate Dead with Food

Elio Leturia | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices
Elio Leturia

Celebrating death, especially with food, seemed so strange to me as South American Latino. When I asked about this to my Mexican friends they said that it was a way to celebrate the life that the dead person had had in this world.

Am I A Latina?

Laura Hibbard | Posted 12.06.2011 | Latino Voices
Laura Hibbard

My cheeks seared red-hot, as I retreated...too embarrassed to say "my mother's maiden name is Barraza" in defense. I did not have my mother's name. Did that mean that I didn't have her culture?