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"Ms. Davis, get us some binders full of Latinos."
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"They learn how to say 'Gracias' and we're supposed to be thankful."
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"The idiot's pointing West."
"Just because they put a Latina on TV doesn't mean I'm going to watch! Those tricks don't work on me! Change the channel!"
"Dad, your obsession with the ethnicity of people on TV is not healthy."
"I've never seen Tia Carmen so excited about a grand opening."
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"I wonder what kind of Latina she is."
"No...I mean the important 'What is she?' Cuban? Puerto Rican? Mexican?"
"For the last days of Hispanic Heritage Month, Gracie Bermudez will be wearing a traditional Latino outfit!"
"People think all alike...well, that's not true! We're all different! From the way she talks, I bet she's pura Mexicana!"
"Baldo, if you were dating a Hispanic girl, you wouldn't have these problems."
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"This is awful! It tastes like pellets of paste! Here...with these spices, I think I can save it!"
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Linda Carter played Wonder Woman on the odl TV show. Her dad was Irish-American and her mom was Mexican-American. Before that, she was Miss World USA. Before that, she was forced by her abuelita to eat beauty and muscle foods like rice and beans."
"Dichos are bits of cultural wisdom that reflect upon life as it happens. Superstitions are magical rituals that fill a gap when knowledge fails. 'Even the best cook blackens her pot' is a dicho. Eating eggs with whipped cream before a big test is a super
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Gracie gets excited reading a toy catalogue when she realizes the CEO is a Latina.
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"Papi, should people call me 'Hispanic' or 'Latina'?"
"All your dichos sound a little crazy to me."
"I want to be a Latina writer! That way I can tell stories that are important to me as an authentic voice for women of color everywhere! As long as critics don't pigeonhole me as a Latina writer."
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"Gracie, you can call yourself 'Latina' or 'Hispanic' or whatever! A simple label won't change who and what you are. It doesn't change your culture, your values, your background."
"Tia Carmen, can I join your Wise Latina League?"
"Well, I'm sad for Gloria...she's gonna be bummed out when I'm twice as successful as she is."
"My cousin Nilda is coming over...the one who put three children through college. And my friend Yolanda...who vowed to never fight with her sister-in-law. And Miss Talamantez...a nicel ady I met at the market who has her own business! We call ourselves th
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"Running of the the chickens!? This is crazy! Dad, no one celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month like this!"
"I'm not crazy about Sonia Sotomayor and this Supreme Court thing."
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"Welcome, comadres, to this first meeting of the Very Wise Latina League!"