Do you see yourself represented in Hollywood?
As a mixed-race Asian-American woman, Marina Watanabe rarely does. The recently released movie Aloha is just one example of how white people are so much more visible than people of color in the media.
Marina’s got the appalling numbers behind the lack of diversity in movies and on television – and she’s on point about why it matters.
The Editors at Everyday Feminism
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To learn more about this topic, check out:
- That’s Not Who I Am: Calling Out and Challenging Stereotypes of Asian Americans
- 6 Reasons We Need to Dismantle the Model Minority Myth of Those ‘Hard-Working’ Asians
Marina Watanabe is a Contributing Vlogger for Everyday Feminism and a vlogger, blogger, overenthusiastic tweeter, college student, and creator of embarrassing literary tees. Check out her Tumblr, or follow her on Twitter @marinashutup!