America’s favorite crying NDN? An Italian-American from Louisiana
America’s favorite (crying) Indian actor, Iron Eyes Cody, was actually born Espera Oscar de Corti in rural Louisiana in 1904. His parents, Antonio de Corti and Francesca Salpietra, had emigrated from Sicily just a few years before.
After his non-Native history was revealed late in his career, Iron Eyes Cody refused to admit the truth and continued to wear his braided wig, headdress, and moccasins, and never stopped his support of Native Americans.
Mas…America’s favorite crying NDN? An Italian-American from Louisiana
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Hollywood casting directors’ racial stereotyping never ends (video)
Another day in Hollywood, another casting call. Getting a good part is hard enough without the racial stereotyping and White Casting. (NSFW language.)
Al Madrigal tells Jon Stewart all about the ‘Latino Vote’
POCHO Migrant Editor and Daily Show Senior Latino Correspondent Al Madrigal explains the nuances of the Latino electorate to host Jon Stewart.
The secret? Arroz by any other name …