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Cultural Appropriation

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Daniel Reinoso

on 23 July 2014

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Transcript of Cultural Appropriation

What is Cinco de Mayo?
Cinco de Mayo is a day that commemorates the Mexican army's unlikely victory over french forces at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. A college fraternity hosts a "Mexican-theme" party in celebration of Cinco de Mayo. Party-goers eat tacos, wear sombreros, and hit a pinata.
The Arguments: Cons
Many people don't know the actual meaning of Cinco de Mayo. It's actually not a major holiday in Mexico, it's more of a major holiday in the U.S. Also, it
ISN'T
Mexico's Independence Day, which a lot of people think it is.
On May 3, 2013, sophomore Krizza Jimenez read about featured photographs of Chi Omega women in sombreros and ponchos, holding signs that read, "Will mow lawn for weed and beer," and "I don't cut grass, I smoke."
This is an example of cultural appropriation because those women aren't celebrating the correct meaning of Cinco de Mayo, and also to add , they're also being very racist.
The Argument: Pros
My View - Daniel
I also believe that they should celebrate Mexico's Independence Day instead of Cinco de Mayo. But if they were to stick with celebrating Cinco de Mayo, I think they should stop showing cultural appropriation by stopping dressing up in Mexican clothing and doing what Mexicans would do on their Independence Day.


Cultural Appropriation:
Cinco de Mayo

Presented by:

Daniel Reinoso
and
Darius Goodman
The pros of these seemingly indecent parties is that they at least, unknowingly, commemorate the amazing Battle of Puebla, where a small group of Mexican soldiers defeated the incredible French army in the city of Puebla.
My View - Darius
I believe that most of these parties should be moved to Sept. 16, to celebrate the real Mexican Independence day. Also, the party goers should dress up in street clothes, and not dress up as stereotypical Mexicans, because wearing street clothes is dressing like a Mexican.
A Proposed Solution
We feel that if other races were more aware of the Hispanic culture, Hispanic people wouldn't be unintentionally offended by the way we act. So, try to be more educated about other races cultures, and none of this will happen.
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