The Portrayal Of African Americans In The Media

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The portrayal of African Americans in the media is unreasonable to me. They’re either perceived as gangstas, ghetto and ultimately inferior to the white supremacy citizens. According to the writers of Portrayal of Minorities in the Film, Media and Entertainment Industries “It is the Paramount Pictures, NBC's, ABC's and Universal Studio's of the world that are the propagators of the negative stereotypes and inescapable stigmas that many thought were left behind once the shackles of segregation were broken”. All that proves is that the media is the reason why some people have a set view point of the African-American community. Reality shows are supposedly a great way to see how people act when not they are not told what to say or do but does

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