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Archive for February 4th, 2007

A Pinay Speaks Out

Posted by Jack Stephens on February 4, 2007

Krishtine de Leon, a journalist and member of the Bay Area rap group Rhapsodistas, writes (in the post titled “I’m From the Hood”) about her experiences with the MTV Reality show “I’m From Rolling Stone” in her blog Guerilla Busfare:

The millions of MTV viewers are also confused about what category to place the vivacious young Filipina in, when it comes to being a representative of her mysterious background. In previous history, the only asians prevalent on MTV were puny, emasculated, import-racing men, sexed-out Lucy Liu wannabees all-too-eager to please, and their Caucasion significant others who swear they are happy with their Asian lover’s epicampal fold, but wouldn’t object against breast and butt augmentation.

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White Exoneration of Native Genocide

Posted by Jack Stephens on February 4, 2007

Ernest M. Whiteman III writes about the phenomenon of white men “becoming” Native Americans in Hollywood movies in  NativeVue Blog:

It’s as if the taking of a Native Identity serves two ends—the first, to exonerate the white man for the actions of his race, and secondly to assert a form of expertise about Native Americans which can only be attained from taking their identity In the  end neither serves no purpose for Natives and serves, once again, to de-power their voice and attempts at self-representation.

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Dog Eaters and Mass Media

Posted by Jack Stephens on February 4, 2007

Jenn, a native born Canadian of Chinese descent, writes about the stereotype of dog-eating.  Her blog is Reappropriate:

I’m really sick of American entertainment constantly harping on the dog-eating stereotype. Even though I’m not a native-born Chinese, I feel insulted because Chinese culture is a lot more in-depth and complex than the differences between our cuisine and American cuisine. And besides, characterizing Chinese culture as nothing but a bunch of weird, amoral dog-eaters isn’t more than a step or two removed from nineteenth century depictions of Chinese as barbaric rat-eaters[…]

Posted in Asian Issues, Contemporary Racism, Stereotypes | 3 Comments »