But the full truth is that racism is alive and well in Mexico. It is primarily directed at indigenous communities who account for as many as 11.3 million people, or roughly 10% of the national population. The indigenous remain disproportionately mired in poverty and denied work, political access, education and other rights.
Racism in Mexico rears its ugly head – latimes.com
This (and it cannot be stated strongly enough) is the reality of Latin America from Mexico all the way down to Patagonia. Racism against indigenous people is rampant and institutionalized, and it amounts to the biggest “hidden” inequalities I have ever seen. Why “hidden”? Because they are hardly ever acknowledge by the state, because they are so widespread that they are naturalized and the extent of the oppression remains hidden from foreign eyes for the most part.
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