Hispanic Sterotypes

image“During that war (U.S.-Mexican War) American naval Lieutenant H.A. Wise wrote that Mexicans were “beyond comparison the laziest and most ignorant set of vagabonds the world produces.”” (Wilson II, Gutierrez, Chao pg 59).

this statue is commonly seen outside stores and in gardens. Usually it is meant to represent the practice of mid day naps or siestas; However sometimes people see a stereotype that shows how Hispanic or Mexican people are “lazy”.


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