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    Communication Finals 5. What are some of the stereotypes held by our society/culture about the following groups and co-cultures? Provide at least two stereotypes for each the following groups: African Americans, Jews, Asians, females, males, elders, and students. Are you a member of any of these groups? If so, which ones? How do you compare to the stereotypes associated with each group my; are you similar to or different from these perceptions? What could be done to minimize stereotyping of the other cultural bias? Society can be hypocritical at times. We March, we teach, we preach, that everyone is equal and not judged by another based off their content of their skin, but based on one’s character. African American children and men…

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    Some may say that my viewpoint on the ethnic stereotypes and racial tension within the city of St. Louis is obscene. Some would even feel offended just from hearing me discuss what I experience with individuals on a daily basis. Individuals are conducting conversations in regards to ethnic stereotypes on a daily basis and there is racial tension all around the United States in today’s society. St. Louis has been one of, mainstream media’s, scenes for a lot of the racial tension that is going on…

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    Hollywood− Avoiding Ethnic Stereotypes Stereotype affects a lot in the point of view of people, even in the media. Since people grow up in culture with stereotypes, it is harder to change people’s point of view. Moreover, people easily get influence stereotypes through mass media and capture everything that relates to that stereotype. Therefore, Hollywood writers and directors are taking chances to avoid ethnic stereotypes and they has done well for that chances. The producers are overview all…

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    In the film Ethnic Notions, African-Americans were poorly portrayed in many different forms of negative stereotypes from the past. These stereotypes were that of a mammy, coon, Uncle Tom, sambo, pickaninnys, and the brute. Even though these racist caricatures were popular in the past unfortunately some forms of them still exist today. The mammy was portrayed as black older woman who was fat, obedient,eager, and loyal. Furthermore, she was not the most attractive lady “never evoked sexual…

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    When you think of African American stereotypes, what are some of the characteristics you can imagine that people would advertise? In the documentary Ethnic Notations they explain what some of the stereotypes for African Americans were back around the 1940's. There were many cartoons and shows that depicted these stereotypes and many of them are still relevant today even though they might not be as vulgar as the were back in the 1940's. We still have many issues with stereotyping African…

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    racially and an ethnic diverse nation and a decade after my birth I moved to a less diverse racially country. And because of this, I have come across gender, racial or ethnic stereotyping almost every day. I have come to a realization that the more societies tend to differentiate themselves from others, the rate of discrimination in that society is much higher. This creates a mentality of Us Vs Them, that we are better than them. The society generalizes small groups of people based on what they…

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    were like those baby pigeons: real and existing, but rarely seen or thought about” (Packer 179). She is referring to her time period; in the southern suburbs of Atlanta you didn’t see white people. Why? Because of racial segregation blacks and whites were split up. Whites referred themselves as superior to blacks. This makes you wonder, how has racial oppression and racial discrimination affected African Americans. The negative stereotype of African Americans negatively affects society’s…

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    If more activist groups come together and confront the digital media, this movement could happen sooner rather than later. It is so sad that racism still exists in our nation, “the land of the free.” Contrary to what many people believe about racism still existing, it is proven that it does. Racism can and does negatively affect and influence people, this is especially found in the digital media. Television is the most popular source of media where racial stereotyping is found. Many try to…

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    Media Stereotypes For countless years, various religious and ethnic groups have been portrayed on television based on the popular and, many times, false stereotypes. “Stereotypes are general assumptions and popular ideas about a group of people which can often be exaggerated or unsound”, (unknown). Our older generations have grown up with their religion or ethnic group exposed in a light that may be very negative and insulting to their culture. Television over the years has changed the minds of…

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    historically poplar magazine created allegations of racial stereotyping. It shaped parallels with a similar image of King Kong holding a terrified woman, which would be Fay Wray. I will discuss how our culture sees racial stereotypes through imagery, along with the media, comparing other ethnic backgrounds and experiences with colorblind racism. The majority of the world is colorblind to racism but it still exist. Racism effects the way people live their lives; for example, the majority of…

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