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23rd Mar '17 2:23:01 PM comicwriter
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** Subverted with siblings [[VideoGame/StreetFighterIII Sean]] and [[VideoGame/StreetFighterV Laura Matsuda]], who are of mixed Afro-Brazilian and Japanese descent.

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** Subverted Averted with siblings [[VideoGame/StreetFighterIII Sean]] and [[VideoGame/StreetFighterV Laura Matsuda]], who are of mixed Afro-Brazilian and Japanese descent.
23rd Mar '17 1:56:55 PM comicwriter
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** Subverted with Sean, who seems half-Japanese and half-Black.
** [[ZigZaggedTrope Zig Zagged]] with Laura from ''VideoGame/StreetFighterV'', who is a Brazilian newcomer and is somewhat light skinned, but still not caucasian by any means.

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** Subverted with Sean, who seems half-Japanese siblings [[VideoGame/StreetFighterIII Sean]] and half-Black.
** [[ZigZaggedTrope Zig Zagged]] with
[[VideoGame/StreetFighterV Laura from ''VideoGame/StreetFighterV'', Matsuda]], who is a Brazilian newcomer are of mixed Afro-Brazilian and is somewhat light skinned, but still not caucasian by any means.Japanese descent.
21st Mar '17 8:15:44 PM Malady
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* The dark-skinned, black-haired Basque terrorists of ''{{Intelligence 2014}}'', who were mockingly described as "Maghrebi ''Etarras''" in at least one Basque newspaper.

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* The dark-skinned, black-haired Basque terrorists of ''{{Intelligence 2014}}'', ''Series/Intelligence2014, who were mockingly described as "Maghrebi ''Etarras''" in at least one Basque newspaper.
18th Mar '17 3:09:57 AM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* ''VideoGame/SakuraWarsSoLongMyLove'': Averted by Mexican Rikaritta "Rika" ([[DubNameChange Rosarita "Rosita"]]) Aries in the fifth game who is fair-skinned with light brown hair.

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* ''VideoGame/SakuraWarsSoLongMyLove'': Averted by Mexican Rikaritta "Rika" ([[DubNameChange Rosarita "Rosita"]]) Aries in the fifth game Aries, who is fair-skinned with light brown hair.
18th Mar '17 3:09:14 AM UmbrellasWereAwesome
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* ''VideoGame/SakuraWars'': Averted by Mexican Rikaritta "Rika" Aries in the fifth game who is fair-skinned with light brown hair.

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* ''VideoGame/SakuraWars'': ''VideoGame/SakuraWarsSoLongMyLove'': Averted by Mexican Rikaritta "Rika" ([[DubNameChange Rosarita "Rosita"]]) Aries in the fifth game who is fair-skinned with light brown hair.
27th Feb '17 9:41:26 AM JamesAustin
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* Explicitly averted in ''Film/{{Moonlight}}'' with Juan, a black Cuban played by Mahershala Ali. There's even a scene where he acknowledges this perception by saying Americans often don't think Latinos can be black.

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* Explicitly averted in ''Film/{{Moonlight}}'' ''Film/Moonlight2016'' with Juan, a black Cuban played by Mahershala Ali. There's even a scene where he acknowledges this perception by saying Americans often don't think Latinos can be black.
26th Feb '17 12:44:31 PM nombretomado
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* On ''WesternAnimation/InvaderZim,'' [[HeroAntagonist Dib]], [[CreepyChild Gaz]] and [[ReluctantMadScientist their dad]] are Mexican-American despite their incredibly pale skin, according to WordOfGod. JhonenVasquez specifically [[http://jhonenv.tumblr.com/post/127112021870/hey-jhonen-i-hope-this-isnt-too-personal-to-ask#notes compares them]] to "my brother and his so-white-looking ''[[Film/VillageOfTheDamned1960 Village of the Damned]]'' children."

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* On ''WesternAnimation/InvaderZim,'' [[HeroAntagonist Dib]], [[CreepyChild Gaz]] and [[ReluctantMadScientist their dad]] are Mexican-American despite their incredibly pale skin, according to WordOfGod. JhonenVasquez Creator/JhonenVasquez specifically [[http://jhonenv.tumblr.com/post/127112021870/hey-jhonen-i-hope-this-isnt-too-personal-to-ask#notes compares them]] to "my brother and his so-white-looking ''[[Film/VillageOfTheDamned1960 Village of the Damned]]'' children."
13th Feb '17 7:55:12 PM malias
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* Marco Diaz from ''WesternAnimatiom/StarVsTheForcesOfEvil'' is at least half Mexican and has a darker complexion than characters like Star (who is a blonde, blue eyed [[HumanAliens human-looking girl]]) or his crush Jackie. Marco's father is a tall, muscular brown toned fellow with big BrownEyes and his mother is a SignificantGreenEyedRedhead (well, reddish-brown).

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* Marco Diaz from ''WesternAnimatiom/StarVsTheForcesOfEvil'' is at least half Mexican and has a darker complexion than characters like Star (who is a blonde, blue eyed [[HumanAliens human-looking girl]]) or his crush Jackie. Marco's father is a tall, muscular brown toned fellow with big BrownEyes brown eyes and his mother is a SignificantGreenEyedRedhead (well, reddish-brown).
7th Feb '17 6:52:14 PM comicwriter
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* Explicitly averted in ''Moonlight'' with Juan, a black Cuban played by Mahershala Ali. There's even a scene where he acknowledges this perception by saying Americans often don't think Latinos can be black.

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* Explicitly averted in ''Moonlight'' ''Film/{{Moonlight}}'' with Juan, a black Cuban played by Mahershala Ali. There's even a scene where he acknowledges this perception by saying Americans often don't think Latinos can be black.
28th Jan '17 1:57:55 PM RoseAndHeather
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* Averted in ''Series/LawAndOrderSVU''. Rafael Barba is a Cuban man, played by light-skinned Cuban Raúl Esparza.

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* Averted in ''Series/LawAndOrderSVU''. The Cuban-American ADA Rafael Barba is a Cuban man, played by light-skinned Cuban Cuban-American actor Raúl Esparza.Esparza, who has said that he rarely gets to play Latino roles because of this trope and is thrilled to finally be able to do so.
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