Racism In Interracial Television

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Racist really matter on our tv screens. From the early beginnings of television and the facts, statistics and stories that follow, the answer may be clear. Television has reflected the way an audience views and looks at diversity and cultures as a whole. From ratings, to popularity or even a role itself, that bright box in our living room has been prominent in accurately, and sometimes even inaccurately portraying multiculturalism in American Society. Tv is too Racist Because it was Promoting racisimlics,Interracial Television was quite Controversial, Early on, interracial television was quite controversial. The first African American tv show, Amos ‘n Andy, was created in 1952 and showed all manners of black life in Harlem; however,…show more content…
Why so? Well little do we know, opposition to pro-minority policies is an important dimension of modern, symbolic racism (Ramasubramanian, 2010). This is evident so we need more shows like that of The Cosby Show, showing blacks in a positive middle class manner. Mixing races would be key to showing that all nationalities can co-exist in a good way. Television should go out the norm in not making a character prone to one race. Though important, if diversity shall grow, quality should be maintained with reality (Deggans, 2015). This also would be important for television ratings.As time continues, and tv grows more diverse, ratings have been known to increase. From 2012-13, TV shows with over 40 to 50 percent more diversity scored higher ratings than that of other showings (Siegemund-Broka, 2015). Fox networks have annual conferences on increasing diversity with the catch of growing ratings (Deggans, 2013). Business wise it is a smart move for the notable network. In an analysis of more than 1,000 TV shows on 67 cable networks In 2011-12 season, UCLA researchers found that shows with more assortment had higher ratings and those that didn't attracted smaller audiences (Lee, 2013). "It's clear that people are watching shows that reflect and relate to their own experiences," says Darnell Hunt, professor of sociology in the UCLA College of Letters and Science and author of the new study, Hollywood Diversity Brief: Spotlight on Cable Television. People are more captivated by shows that reflect who they are and what they can connect with. Another aspect of television multiculturalism is opportunity. Ratings due to diversity also have a preeminence over
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