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From Hollywood Stereotypes to Social Activism: Asian Americans in the Media
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From Hollywood Stereotypes to Social Activism: Asian Americans in the Media

April 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
AZ United States
FREE

Perceptions of Asian Americans have long been shaped by stereotypes perpetuated by the media. We have seen the “model minority,” “asexual nerd,” “sexually submissive mistress,” “tongue-tied immigrant,” and “kung-fu master” portrayals in movies, cartoons, books, and news for decades. These stereotypes reflect historical inaccuracies, and embody racist, sexist and misogynist characterizations of Asian American women... Read More

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