Stereotyping Of Hispanic And Hispanic Americans Essays

705 Words Apr 18th, 2016 3 Pages
In everyday life, there are stereotypical images of Hispanic/Latino Americans and Black Americans in the contemporary media. Generally, these stereotypes can harm races in the society. Both races have something in common and they are being overlooked in the society. Both races received less empathy from the media such as newspapers, radio news, and television. Latinos Americans/Hispanic and Black Americans experienced negative stereotypes. Media mass should not encourage negative stereotypes on both races Latino Americans/Hispanic and Black Americans.
Hispanic/Latino Americans in the media such as television, movies, and radio news influenced negative effects on people’s opinions and attitudes toward Hispanic/Latino race. They were depicted as lazy, gardeners, maids, dropouts, criminals, and less educated. Latino children do not grasp much of their own race in the media as a role model that is successful, educated, and college graduated. Basically, they were disregarded in the United States mass media. Latino Americans/ Hispanic experienced unequal treatment from the society and the media. For instance, there are unpleasant incidents in Mexico related to drug cartel killed thousands and thousands of innocent people and children, but media did not cover most of it even though if they are family members of Latino Americans in the United States. Hispanic/Latino American students feel they must overcome the stereotype and they feel they have to work harder compared to White…

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