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10/29/2014 10:28 am ET Updated Oct 16, 2015

14 'Latino' Costumes That Should Have Never Been Made, Much Less Worn

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 All Hallows' Eve should be filled with over-the-top disguises and frightful decorations (not to mention a healthy portion of booze and candy) but there's no need to have fun at the expense of others' beloved culture.

So if you're currently mulling over some last-minute costume ideas and wondering, "Is this racist?" or "Is this culturally inappropriate?" Remember this: "If you have to ask, the answer is probably YES!" But just because you're not asking yourself these questions doesn't mean you can wear blackface make up and go as your favorite "Orange Is The New Black" character -- no matter how good your intentions are.

Still not sure when you've crossed the line? "Latino" costumes that should never be worn include, but are definitely not limited to, the following:

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'Latino' Costumes You Shouldn't Wear
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