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Top 10 TV Shows and Movies That Are SECRETLY RACIST

March 23, 2017

When it comes to depicting race, culture, and ethnicity in movies and television shows, it can be a complicated issue. Different cultures have their foibles and that’s partly what makes a culture unique. The problem is that if these depictions aren’t sensitive enough, it can come across as stereotyping, or discriminating, and that’s if diversity is shown at all.

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10. The Smurfs
9. Friends/Seinfeld
8. The Walking Dead/Fear the Walking Dead
7. Gremlins
6. Rocky
5. Black Hawk Down
4. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
3. The Blind Side
2. 2 Broke Girls
1. Avatar

Source/Further reading:

http://content.time.com/time/world/article/0,8599,2076353,00.html.http://www.theguardian.com/books/2011/jun/06/smurfs-accused-antisemitism-racism



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https://zooetrope365.wordpress.com/tag/ceramic-uncles-and-celluloid-mammies/

http://theessential.com.au/features/tis-the-season/gremlins-subverts-the-rampant-consumerism-of-christmas

https://books.google.ca/books?id=FsqUAwAAQBAJ&lpg=PA300&ots=rOLUVoGmT3&dq=god%20given%20talent%20black%20athletes&pg=PA300#v=onepage&q=god%20given%20talent%20black%20athletes&f=false

http://www.theguardian.com/film/2002/jan/17/news
http://www2.ljworld.com/news/2002/jan/24/somalis_flock_to/

http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/transformers_revenge_of_the_fallen/?search=Transformers

http://www.dallasobserver.com/film/the-blind-side-what-would-black-people-do-without-nice-white-folks-6420117

https://youtu.be/jIFM-2WqJm0

 

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