The Negative Effects Of Latino Stereotypes

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Reality to Misjudgment Back in the 1800's Europeans saw Hispanics as impediments to their expansion and envelopment. The settlers labeled the Hispanics as lazy, and unworthy of citizenship. Hispanics were treated as they were not human kind and misled to thinking that they were only in America to cause trouble. In result, this misconception of the Hispanic male became reality; shown through media. The media affects people and cultures in varied ways, but also has its way of showing us constructive information when it comes to news channels, travel and other educational shows. Kids benefit from watching these, since it can boost interest levels in a particular subject, or encourage them to ask relevant questions. These “benefits” affect Hispanic males because, until recently, Latino portrayals in the media have had negative effects for the Latino community. The Annenberg School of Cultural Communicators state that, “Latinos have not only been portrayed negatively through stereotypes but have also been largely ignored and excluded from most American media.” Children witness this ignorance and start developing a negative aspect about the Hispanic culture and start approaching those who do not approve of the Hispanic male.…show more content…
Movies, television shows, internet, social networks, (etc), have portrayed the Hispanic male in such a negative way, that the aspect upon them and their culture has had a negative influence. This negative influence has brought discrimination upon those who disserve the most

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