Animales: Civilization and Barbarism in Argentine Soccer

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Cartoon and commentary demeans Uruguayan victory. Not only does it try to invalidate it as unjust, but also portrays Uruguayans as savages in racialized terms. No longer are they the "porteño" brothers of a similar culture (gaucheque, mate,…

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Palacio Zino and his artist, "El mono" Taborda, face critcism over their portrayal of the Brazilian national team as monkeys. The "Macaquito Affair" eventually involved political leaders from both countries and demonstrated the power of the press to…

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Although this article offers praise for Pelé's talent, and his humility, it nonetheless portrays him as an "other" surrounded by adoring white fans and labeled as the "black angel."

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Perón leaves the adults to their own competitions and instead highlights the state's efforts towards helping students. Images of students from the Unión de Estudiantes Secundarios (UES) shows Perón surrounded by teens in blackface (to mimic the…
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