We Love To Be Represented

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13 Jan 2018 00:48 - +15808
can confirm. am mexican, was super stoked to wear the sombrero
13 Jan 2018 01:59 - +10984
Most Mexican people were very pleased with Marioachi.
13 Jan 2018 01:53 - +10061
Real Mexicans love when people "appropriate" our culture. What annoys me is outrage appropriation. Don't be offended for me, stop treating us like children, that is actually racist imo. source - am Mexican Edit: lmao ty for the gold
13 Jan 2018 02:22 - +3770
An Asian caricature of an Italian plumber dresses like a Mexican, and white people get offended. Isn't there a crazy pills meme for stuff like this?
13 Jan 2018 00:39 - +3616
Same shit happened with Speedy Gonzales
13 Jan 2018 00:39 - +1305
White people only say this because they're so afraid of being racist that they have to call out anything that might be somewhat racist but really isn't.
13 Jan 2018 02:14 - +1157
Holy shit! Since when did Mario have five fingers?
13 Jan 2018 04:02 - +857
I’m gonna play devils advocate here, but i really don’t think many people were upset at the Mario Odyssey sombrero thing. Like yeah a token few tumblr users were upset but like, this depiction was as fun lighthearted and inoffensive as you can get. I really don’t think anyone was upset.
13 Jan 2018 01:55 - +516
if anything is racist, it is Mario...He's a stereotypical Italian caricature
13 Jan 2018 04:21 - +219
I have seen about 500 posts making fun of people who say this is racist, and precisely 0 people actually saying it is racist.
13 Jan 2018 00:51 - +218
I read that like Señor Bob from The Hateful Eight... god he has the best voice.
13 Jan 2018 03:08 - +176
I love Mexican culture [https://i.imgur.com/DKR6Wng.jpg](https://i.imgur.com/DKR6Wng.jpg)
13 Jan 2018 00:54 - +146
This reminds me of when Speedy Gonzales was removed from Cartoon Network for being perceived as racist only for them to bring it back when Hispanic people complained about it's removal.
13 Jan 2018 02:57 - +94
I think people get appropriation mixed up with appreciation. I see a major issue of some part of your culture or heritage is made fun of or not accepted unless a white person does it too. But if people are supportive and want to partake in another culture without ostracizing it first, it’s fine and should be encouraged because it’s also empowering.
13 Jan 2018 03:40 - +81
I haven’t seen anyone online call the Mexican costume racist

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