Cultural Diversity In Entertainment

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Abernathy Culture and Entertainment With with the evolution of television and inclusion of other cultures, individuals are able to see themselves on the screen more now than ever. In the past, non-Caucasian cultures were portrayed Stereotypically. As well as, left out of entertainment culture for the most part. Since television is big in society from when it was black and white in color to now, culture has played a big part with what has been showcased on the colorful screen us humans watch. In the midst of everything on television used for entertainment, children are being influenced, historical breakthroughs are being made, and barriers are being broken. When our young children watch television their influenced by many things. One…show more content…
At home we can support inclusion by watching culturally diverse programming. Parents can expose their children to culturally diverse programming. In doing so, we can talk about racial issues and acceptance. Setting examples of inclusion for the next generation is key in fixing cultural diversity and racism as a whole. Works Cited “Breaking Barriers.” PBS, Public Broadcasting Service, www.pbs.org/wnet/pioneers-of-television/pioneering-programs/breaking-barriers/. PBS. “TV Viewers Guide: Preschoolers.” PBS, Public Broadcasting Service, 2018, www.pbs.org/parents/childrenandmedia/tvviewersguide-preschool.html. Sharon Bramlett‐Solomon & Yvette Roeder (2008) Looking at Race in Children's Television, Journal of Children and Media, 2:1, 56-66 Thompson, Jennifer. Duke University Libraries, Jan. 2018. Downing, John Dh. "RACISM, ETHNICITY AND TELEVISION." Museum of Broadcast Communications - Encyclopedia of Television - Racism, Ethnicity and Television. N.p., July-Aug. 2016. Web. 17 Mar. 2018. Hassan, Adeel. "When Hollywood Is Your Mirror." The New York Times. The New York Times, 09 Mar. 2018. Web. 17 Mar. 2018. Ryan, Maureen. "Why TV Is Finally Embracing the Realities of Race." Variety. N.p., 20 Jan. 2017.Web. 17 Mar.

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