On several occasions we have read about the racism that exists in the United States towards the Latino community and on this occasion some Mexicans lived it again.
The events occurred in Chicago, during a meeting between students of the Catholic Marist High School. According to one of the affected women, the events occurred after, when the song of “Rodeo clown” Elizabeth Pacheco and Maia Treviño, of Mexican origin, they decided to dance it without knowing what awaited them.
The fact was disseminated through a video on social media, which, due to actions of racism, did not take long to go viral. In the video you can see how the DJ makes the song sound. Some young Americans got down on their knees and started teasing “Boo, ugh, they’re Mexican.”
About, the two young girls who danced were outraged being victims of racism by their own schoolmates.
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“They send us emails asking for photos of our families during Hispanic Heritage month, they hang confetti banners at school, they like our food, our fashion. Why do they treat us badly? Was a comment from Elizabeth on her Facebook account. Instagram.
The school apologizes
After the video “exploded” on social media, Marist High School apologized for the attitude of its students through a brief statement:
We acknowledge and apologize for the pain this incident has caused to our students, staff, alumni, and many others who have expressed their feelings regarding the video uploaded to social media. “
They dance “Rodeo Clown” in the streets
The Latino community and several companions of the young people who were victims of racism took to the streets with Mexican flags to show their support and, once again, the young Elizabeth Pacheco used her Instagram account to upload a video where you can see several young people dancing to the song that led to the act of racism.