Best Known Latino Stereotypes: Are They True?

 The Lazy Latino

 A guy flung all over the couchiSTOCK

This is among the most harmful of stereotypes because it discredits Latinos as the valuable people that they are. The statistics from the Pew Hispanic Center show how ridiculous this charge is:

  • 77 percent of male Hispanics 16 years or older are employed, versus 71 percent of non-Hispanic whites
  • 67 percent of the total Hispanic population are employed, versus 64 percent of non-Hispanic whites

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