You must remind the dominant culture (and ethnic peers), occasionally, that nationality and ethnicity are both fluid identities. And, yes, even other latinos/latinas forget about their own diversity, but it’s particularly prevalent in the dominant culture, with horrible consequences–which explains Flama’s skit on “Things Black Latinos Are Sick of Hearing.”
During the 2016 Golden Globes, MTV Australia added further proof of the constant racial microaggression by responding with racism to America Ferrera & Eva Longoria’s tongue-in-cheek jabs at the way Latina actors are too often mistaken for one another.
Here is America Ferrera (left) & Eva Longoria (right) hilarious way of dismantling perceptions at the 2016 Golden Globes, shortly before MTV Australia’s shameful response:
Ella Cerón, Digital entertainment editor at Teen Vogue, responded to MTV below:
— Ella Cerón (@ellaceron) January 11, 2016