Here's What 'The Economist' Chili Pepper Cover Should Have Looked Like (PHOTO)

firing up americaAs a Latina I have to say, nothing pleases me more than being reduced to a chili pepper. That's what I thought when I saw the cover for the The Economist's special report on America's Latinos, "Firing Up America."
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For such a smart magazine that's a really dumb cover.

I mean ...

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You could do better, Economist. The reality is, Latinos in the U.S. are a diverse group of people with a multitude of contributions and backgrounds. We can't be reduced to a vegetable, and certainly not a vegetable that's important to so many other world cuisines, for that matter.

So we took matters into our own hands and came up with a new cover for The Economist. You're welcome! If you're curious about the many women featured on our cover, come get a closer look in our slideshow.

How would you feel if your heritage or culture were reduced to a food?

 

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