Week 3


“Studying intergroup representations…they found that Whites were more likely than Latinos to be portrayed as victims of crime. In “inter-role” television news representations, Latinos were more likely to be portrayed as lawbreakers than as crime victims, whereas Whites were significantly more likely to be portrayed as defenders than as lawbreakers.” (Otto Santa Ana, p. 13)



One thought on “Week 3

  1. I completely agree with this post and this picture, I have experienced and witnessed friends experience racial profiling especially due to skin color. There is a false belief that it is minority groups committing majority of the crimes in the country when it is really white people. Though this is a statistical fact, there are still disproportionate amount of minorities in prison who serve long sentences in prison even for nonviolent crimes.

    Jade Love


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