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Whose Fault Is It That The Ethnic Women In Magazines Are Whitewashed?

In a piece originally on Guanabee and now on Racialicious, writer Alex Alvarez breaks down the racial stereotypes in women's magazines. "Latinas are portrayed as being sultry and seductive," writes Ms. Alvarez. "[They are] encouraged to have more overtly sexual bodies, with an emphasis on curves, dark eyes and bright,… » 4/10/08 1:00pm 4/10/08 1:00pm