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22nd Apr '18 6:15:59 AM Pichu-kun
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* Discussed in the video "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H3kenaY8rlw Things Black Latinos Are Sick of Hearing]]", where a black latino man at a party gets asked a lot of annoying questions. He's introduced by the party thrower as his "''black'' latino friend". The video ends with coming to the party and having the same treatment, albeit as his "''white'' latino friend".

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* Discussed in the video "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H3kenaY8rlw Things Black Latinos Are Sick of Hearing]]", where a black latino man at a party gets asked a lot of annoying questions. He's introduced by the party thrower as his "''black'' latino friend". The video ends with a Venezuelan woman coming to the party and having the same treatment, albeit as his "''white'' latino friend".friend". There is, of course, also a "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SdbEMBmzo2U Things White Latinos Are Sick of Hearing]]".
22nd Apr '18 5:59:31 AM Pichu-kun
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* Bonita-senpai from the final episode of ''WebAnimation/NekoSugarGirls'' has brown skin and brown hair. Possibly averted with Koneko though, as she uses a lot of GratuitousSpanish but is a redheaded Asian.

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* ''WebAnimation/NekoSugarGirls'':
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Bonita-senpai from the final episode of ''WebAnimation/NekoSugarGirls'' has brown skin and brown hair. hair.
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Possibly averted with Koneko though, as she uses a lot of GratuitousSpanish but is (probably) a redheaded Asian.Asian.
* Discussed in the video "[[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H3kenaY8rlw Things Black Latinos Are Sick of Hearing]]", where a black latino man at a party gets asked a lot of annoying questions. He's introduced by the party thrower as his "''black'' latino friend". The video ends with coming to the party and having the same treatment, albeit as his "''white'' latino friend".



* {{Zigzagged}} in ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', where Latino characters may have realistically varying skin tones or be uniformly brown DependingOnTheArtist. This isn't helped by the show's [[AmazingTechnicolorPopulation white skin = yellow]] color scheme making the difference between light and dark skin more severe.

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* ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'':
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{{Zigzagged}} in ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', where Latino characters may have realistically varying skin tones or be uniformly brown DependingOnTheArtist. This isn't helped by the show's [[AmazingTechnicolorPopulation white skin = yellow]] color scheme making the difference between light and dark skin more severe.



** Subverted by Sofia, who is is latina by WordOfGod. Sofia has light brown hair, blue eyes, and pale skin. Her mother is darker skinned. Sofia being latina came with an InternetBackdraft due to this trope. Many thought she couldn't be latina and Disney was tacking on it as a last-minute thing. Later, Sofia being latina [[FlipFlopOfGod varies depending on who's asked]] at Disney.

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** Subverted by Sofia, who is is latina by WordOfGod. Sofia has light brown hair, blue eyes, and pale skin. Her mother is darker skinned. Sofia being latina came with an InternetBackdraft due to this trope. Many thought she couldn't be latina and Disney was tacking on it as a last-minute thing. Later, Sofia being latina [[FlipFlopOfGod varies depending on who's asked]] at Disney.Disney (with the other response being she has Spanish heritage but not Latin American heritage).



* Carmen from ''WesternAnimation/WhereOnEarthIsCarmenSandiego'' has dark skin, IcyBlueEyes, and black hair. In the games her skin tone and hair color are both lighter.

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* Carmen from ''WesternAnimation/WhereOnEarthIsCarmenSandiego'' has dark skin, IcyBlueEyes, and black hair. In the games [[Franchise/CarmenSandiego original games]] her skin tone is lighter and hair color are both lighter.she's a redhead, but her cartoon design is so iconic that [[RetCanon it's been put into the games too]].



* Averted in ''WesternAnimation/BojackHorseman'' with Todd Chavez, who's a White Latino; in his brief stint in prison, he was recriuted by both The Latin Kings ''and'' The Aryan Brotherhood.

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* Averted in ''WesternAnimation/BojackHorseman'' with Todd Chavez, who's a White white Latino; in his brief stint in prison, he was recriuted by both The Latin Kings ''and'' The Aryan Brotherhood.
10th Apr '18 2:08:41 PM DesertDragon
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The region is populated by a mix of the indigenous population who survived colonization, descendants of Spanish/Portuguese colonists and African slaves, and numerous immigrant populations who moved to the continent in the last two centuries from all over Europe and Asia, most notably Italians and Germans in the southern half of South America (South Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay). With relatively-few taboos against interracial relations, Latin America comprises [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mestizo various]] [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mulatto kinds]] [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cholo of]] [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zambo multi]][[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Castizo racial]] [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pardo people]] as well, with the specific mixture varying from country to country. For instance, 80% of Dominicans have African ancestry compared to only 1% of Mexicans, and the largest Japanese population in the world outside Japan itself is in ''Brazil''.

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The region is populated by a mix of the indigenous population who survived colonization, descendants of Spanish/Portuguese colonists and African slaves, and numerous immigrant populations who moved to the continent in the last two centuries from all over Europe and Asia, most notably Italians and Germans in the southern half of South America (South Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay). With relatively-few fewer taboos against interracial relations, Latin America comprises [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mestizo various]] [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mulatto kinds]] [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cholo of]] [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zambo multi]][[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Castizo racial]] [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pardo people]] as well, with the specific mixture varying from country to country. For instance, 80% of Dominicans have African ancestry compared to only 1% of Mexicans, and the largest Japanese population in the world outside Japan itself is in ''Brazil''.
10th Apr '18 2:07:38 PM DesertDragon
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The region is populated by a mix of the indigenous population who survived colonization, descendants of Spanish/Portuguese colonists and African slaves, and numerous immigrant populations who moved to the continent in the last two centuries from all over Europe and Asia, most notably Italians and Germans in the southern half of South America (South Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay). With fewer taboos against interracial relations, Latin America comprises [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mestizo various]] [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mulatto kinds]] [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cholo of]] [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zambo multi]][[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Castizo racial]] [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pardo people]] as well, with the specific mixture varying from country to country. For instance, 80% of Dominicans have African ancestry compared to only 1% of Mexicans, and the largest Japanese population in the world outside Japan itself is in ''Brazil''.

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The region is populated by a mix of the indigenous population who survived colonization, descendants of Spanish/Portuguese colonists and African slaves, and numerous immigrant populations who moved to the continent in the last two centuries from all over Europe and Asia, most notably Italians and Germans in the southern half of South America (South Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay). With fewer relatively-few taboos against interracial relations, Latin America comprises [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mestizo various]] [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mulatto kinds]] [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cholo of]] [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zambo multi]][[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Castizo racial]] [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pardo people]] as well, with the specific mixture varying from country to country. For instance, 80% of Dominicans have African ancestry compared to only 1% of Mexicans, and the largest Japanese population in the world outside Japan itself is in ''Brazil''.
10th Apr '18 2:07:03 PM DesertDragon
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This misperception can also apply to other AmbiguouslyBrown peoples. People from India, for example, are often assumed to be of a single ethnicity, when in fact the Indian subcontinent is home to nearly three dozen ethnicities, some of whom are little to nothing like each other, and many of whom in the North can easily pass for European. One need only compare politicians Bobby Jindal and Nikki Haley (although, ironically, both are Punjabi). This doesn't even include people of mixed European and Indian heritage, such as British-American actress Nicolette Sheridan (one-eighth Punjabi). The people of the Middle East are also often described as "brown", but that region is home to people of various stocks, including homelands as far-flung as North Africa and East Asia.

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This misperception can also apply to other AmbiguouslyBrown peoples. People from India, for example, are often assumed to be of a single ethnicity, when in fact the Indian subcontinent is home to nearly three dozen ethnicities, some of whom are little to nothing like each other, and many of whom in the North can easily pass for European. One need only compare Indian-American politicians Bobby Jindal and Nikki Haley (although, ironically, both are Punjabi). This doesn't even include people of mixed European and Indian heritage, such as British-American actress Nicolette Sheridan (one-eighth Punjabi). The people of the Middle East are also often described as "brown", but that region is home to people of various stocks, including homelands as far-flung as North Africa and East Asia.
10th Apr '18 2:04:22 PM DesertDragon
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The region is populated by a mix of the indigenous population who survived colonization, descendants of Spanish/Portuguese colonists and African slaves, and numerous immigrant populations who moved to the continent in the last two centuries from all over Europe and Asia, most notably Italians and Germans in the southern half of South America (South Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay). With fewer taboos against interracial relations, Latin America comprises [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mestizo various]] [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mulatto kinds]] [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cholo of]] [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zambo multi]][[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Castizo racial]] [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pardo people]] alongside Whites, Blacks, Natives, and Asians, with the specific mixture varying from country to country. For instance, 80% of Dominicans have African ancestry compared to only 1% of Mexicans, and the largest Japanese population in the world outside Japan itself is in ''Brazil''.

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The region is populated by a mix of the indigenous population who survived colonization, descendants of Spanish/Portuguese colonists and African slaves, and numerous immigrant populations who moved to the continent in the last two centuries from all over Europe and Asia, most notably Italians and Germans in the southern half of South America (South Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay). With fewer taboos against interracial relations, Latin America comprises [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mestizo various]] [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mulatto kinds]] [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cholo of]] [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Zambo multi]][[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Castizo racial]] [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pardo people]] alongside Whites, Blacks, Natives, and Asians, as well, with the specific mixture varying from country to country. For instance, 80% of Dominicans have African ancestry compared to only 1% of Mexicans, and the largest Japanese population in the world outside Japan itself is in ''Brazil''.
10th Apr '18 2:02:35 PM DesertDragon
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There exists a stereotypical perception in North American media that all of Latin America is composed of a single race of dark-skinned, raven-haired people of mixed European and Indigenous descent. In real life, this is a specific background ("Mestizo"), and Latin America comprises a variety of ancestries and ethnic groups, similar to Anglo America, making the region one of the most diverse in the world.

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There exists a stereotypical perception in North American media that all of Latin America is composed of a single race of dark-skinned, olive-skinned, raven-haired people of mixed European and Indigenous descent. In real life, this is a specific background ("Mestizo"), and Latin America comprises a variety of ancestries and ethnic groups, similar to Anglo America, making the region one of the most diverse in the world.
7th Apr '18 8:58:17 AM JJHIL325
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* Played straight in ''WesternAnimation/{{Coco}}'', where all of the living characters have dark skin.[[note]]Ironically, this is averted with the movie's ''cast'' (both English and Spanish dubs); comprised almost entirely of Hispanic actors who, obviously, show the varied skin tones present in Latin American countries.[[/note]] Justified, as the film takes place in the Mexican state of Oaxaca, where many residents have at least some amount of Native ancestry, and it's implied that the Rivera family may be one of those families, as many female members wear traditional clothing.
16th Mar '18 4:13:07 PM nombretomado
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* Some viewers of ''WesternAnimation/AsToldByGinger'' thought [[http://vignette2.wikia.nocookie.net/astoldbyginger/images/b/b0/Mipsy_Mipson8.png/revision/latest?cb=20140217001014 Mipsy]] was Latina due to her fitting the trope's requirements. She even used to be down as Latina on ThisVeryWiki. But she makes a comment about a Bat Mizvah, implying that she's Jewish. Of course her being Jewish does not preclude her being Latina, there being hundreds of thousands of Jewish Latinas, but [[RealityIsUnrealistic how many writers know this?]] and even if the ''writers'' know it, [[ViewersAreMorons do they believe the audience knows that]]? For reference, Mipsy is just a nickname, and her full name is Melissa Mipson.

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* Some viewers of ''WesternAnimation/AsToldByGinger'' thought [[http://vignette2.wikia.nocookie.net/astoldbyginger/images/b/b0/Mipsy_Mipson8.png/revision/latest?cb=20140217001014 Mipsy]] was Latina due to her fitting the trope's requirements. She even used to be down as Latina on ThisVeryWiki.Wiki/ThisVeryWiki. But she makes a comment about a Bat Mizvah, implying that she's Jewish. Of course her being Jewish does not preclude her being Latina, there being hundreds of thousands of Jewish Latinas, but [[RealityIsUnrealistic how many writers know this?]] and even if the ''writers'' know it, [[ViewersAreMorons do they believe the audience knows that]]? For reference, Mipsy is just a nickname, and her full name is Melissa Mipson.
14th Mar '18 7:20:59 PM thatother1dude
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* Soos from ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'', though he's only a very light shade of brown.

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* Soos from ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'', though he's only ''WesternAnimation/GravityFalls'' is half-Mexican and a very light shade of brown.brown. His full-Mexican family members have noticeably darker skin.
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