Hat tip to AAM! “I hope we are smart enough at Penn to be able to distinguish the actor from his roles. He is a working actor in an industry that promotes stereotypes and offers few opportunities for Asian American actors…”
Thx HighJive! “Asians. Feet. Crotch shots. Bravo, Lovey Dov Charney. You’ve raised the Perv Alert level to Red. “
“Imus, as a white man that spewed racial bile, is the softest of soft targets. The same can’t be said for the black rap shock jocks. They made Imus possible. They gave him the rappers bad housekeeping seal of approval to bash and trash black women.”
Thx Ananser! “Media Matters for America called on members of the media to question MSNBC’s apparent double standard – quickly firing host Michael Savage for anti-gay hate speech in 2003 while failing to punish Don Imus for years of inflammatory commentary
Thx Tereza! “In his research of about a thousand films from 1896 to the present that included Arab characters or references, Shaheen found that around 12 gave positive depictions, 52 were neutral, and some 900 were negative.”
Thx Tereza! “The paper distributed was a 28-page April 2006 edition of The Insurgent published by the White Aryan Resistance, associated with well-known white supremacist Tom Metzger, who calls himself “the voice of progressive racism.””
Thx nsekuye! “After years of relative anonymity, performers of Indian heritage are establishing a small but growing presence in TV and film, breaking stereotypes along the way.”
Thx Ananser! SF’s black pop dropped from 96K in 1970 to 47K in 2006 or 6.5% of residents compared to 12.1% national percentage of Americans. San Francisco’s black population has dropped faster than that of any other large city in the United States.
Thx Tereza! “Perceptions of racism and other factors influenced many black residents not to leave New Orleans as Hurricane Katrina approached, according to a limited examination by USC researchers.”
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