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This has more to do with your own failing than it has to do with American Media. Asian American culture does not promote or encourage entertainment and sports as a serious career for Asian Americans, so under representation is not surprising. Conversely, Asian Americans emphasize, promote, support, encourage, and reinforce the importance of getting a great education, so not surprisingly, we see a disproportionately high representation of Asian Americans excelling in Ivy League schools, and colleges in general. By Joey’s stats, there is a 600% greater ratio of Asian Americans graduating from an Ivy League School per capita, compared to Whites. Is that racism? Some Non-Asians attempt to make the same lame argument that it is unfair for Asian enrollment in certain colleges to dominate, thereby excluding Non-Asians. Your whining is as bad as the Non-Asians whining about not getting into the Ivy League school they want because there are too many Asian students already. Fairness is not about equal exact proportions measured against the population distribution. Some things are just disproportionate, reflecting the things that are important and emphasized, and what is not important in a culture.
If media perceptions were such a pervasive and racist problem, it should logically affect all Asian Americans with pervasive racism. While I have had some racist experiences, I cannot say America is full of pervasive racism. As an Asian American, it is my responsibility to define me, not media’s responsibility to define me. While media can influence, ultimately, I have more influence over how other perceive me, than any median. I admit racism does exist in America, but it is not such a pervasive problem as you are attempting to imply.
One can actually make a stronger case that there is greater racism against blacks in America. If you are black, police are more likely to stop you when you are driving a nice car in an upscale neighborhood, and store personnel are more likely to follow and watch you in a store, because they think you will steal something. If you look at hate crime statistics, there is higher numbers against blacks per capita, in America.
Roger, you have tried to belabor this one point over and over. Whether anyone agrees or disagrees with you, only you ultimately determine how others perceive you. Whining and complaining doesn’t change your reality. Only you can change your reality. The sooner you realize that, the happier you will be.