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Watch the U.S./Mexico Border Wall Disappear

Artist Erases U.S.-Mexico BorderAn artist is erasing the border fence between the U.S. and Mexico.


Posted by AJ+ on Thursday, October 15, 2015

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Artist Erases U.S. / Mexico Border

Can you imagine a world without borders? Well, Ana Teresa Fernández, a Mexican artist working in Nogales, México, wants you to stop imagining so she is “erasing” the U.S.- Mexico border.

By “erasing” the wall along the U.S. / Mexico border she wants to give the illusion that “we’re all one humanity under one sky”. If only we all shared the same thought.

“We [painted] it specifically in this space because there’s a street that starts in Mexico and continues in the United States, but there is this barrier that prevents movement across it, ” Fernández says in an interview for AJ+. “So we intend to create the illusion like there is only sky.”

Watch the video above to see the border wall vanish.

Fernández painting next to her sister and Luis, a migrant worker deported after having lived and worked in the U.S. for more than 20 years.

Portrait of Luis.

Luis painting alongside border patrol.

Where the border “ends.”

Manuel helps with the hard to reach places.

Just blue skies.

READ: Discarded Items at U.S. / Mexico Border are Not What They Seem

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America Ferrera Responds to the #LatinaFey Challenge by Throwing Some Expert Shade


America Ferrera Responds to the #LatinaFey Challenge by Throwing Some Expert Shade

Umm… white people?!

Colton on the Street: White American FerreraWe did our own version of Billy on the Street’s  #LatinaFey Challenge, and boy was it hard. Watch the #WhiteAmericanFerrera Challenge with me and Colton Dunn.

Posted by America Ferrera on Thursday, October 15, 2015

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America Ferrera takes comedian Colton Dunn’s #WhiteAmericanFerrera challenge – name 20 white American actors in 60 seconds – and has a ROUGH time. Sound familiar? It’s actually some expert-level shade-throwing at the #LatinaFey challenge from the TV the show Billy on the Street. On the show, Tina Fey tried to name 20 Latino performers in a minute (SPOILERS: She failed).

Here’s the #LatinaFey challenge:

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Yep, so America is totally clowning the whole premise of the #LatinaFey challenge. So when she does this:




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