Posts tagged "stereotypes"

Latina funeral director breaks stereotypes

Located on the corners of Armitage and Kimball Avenues, the Caribe Funeral Home has served the mainly Spanish-speaking community of Humboldt Park since 1965. It is believed to be the first Latino-owned funeral home in the state of Illinois. Most of Rebecca Bishop’s clients at the funeral home are Puerto Rican, Mexican and some from... Read more »

Sanford scandal stirs sexist stereotypes

The way some media has been covering South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford‘s affair with a woman from Argentina plays into some sexist stereotypes about Latina women. She was called a “hottie,” an “Argentine firecracker” and his “Latin lover” by the New York Daily News. Some headlines have made the obvious “it takes two to tango”... Read more »