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Sunday, November 05, 2017

Define American, the immigration nonprofit founded by Pulitzer-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas, has released its first-ever media reference guide for writers, directors and producers. ... Define American has released a scorecard on the state of immigration representation on television, taken from The Opportunity Agenda's study of 40 popular broadcast, cable and streaming shows that aired between April 2014 and June 2016. That report found that immigrants were underrepresented with just 6 percent of roles in the sampling (while comprising 17 percent of the U.S. population). However, they are overrepresented as criminals, with half of Latino and a quarter of Middle Eastern immigrant characters shown engaging in criminal activity.




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In real life, U.S. census and American Community Survey data has found that immigrant males between the ages of 18 and 39 are approximately half as likely to be incarcerated as their native-born counterparts.


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Tony Montana (Al Pacino in "Scarface") comes to mind. Man, you talk about a Bad Guy!!

And remember our childhood. We cant forget the swarthy(or blue?!?) , dark haired villain Snidely Whiplash getting his butt kicked by Dudley Do-Right. lol


#1 | Posted by shane at 2017-11-05 11:39 AM | Reply

Why is Hollywood so anti-latino?

#2 | Posted by Avigdore at 2017-11-05 03:55 PM | Reply

This all started with the Frito Bandito.

#3 | Posted by cookfish at 2017-11-05 05:18 PM | Reply

Some how they need to break the right wing's control of Hollywood.

17% of the US are immigrants? At what point does the rate exceed our ability to absorb immigrants without our culture breaking down and fragmenting? Probably 7 to 10%.

#4 | Posted by visitor_ at 2017-11-06 08:38 AM | Reply

I know, right?

- Donnie Yellow

#5 | Posted by BruceBanner at 2017-11-06 01:20 PM | Reply

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