Reading Representations of Black, East Asian, and White Women in Magazines for Adolescent Girls
White Blouse, Black Skirt
Beginning in the s, there has been a growing body of literature on the depictions of women in advertisements. However, the intersection of race and gender in advertising has rarely been explored. This study was designed to compare how White, Black, and East Asian women were portrayed in advertisements found in fashion magazines directed at adolescent girls. A correlation was found between race and the type of product advertised. Black women were prominent in clothing advertisements, and East Asian women were prominent in advertisements for technology products. A correlation was also found between race and the importance of the model in the advertisement.
‘We’re being scapegoated’: Asians and Asian Americans speak out against spate of violence
Vicha Ratanapakdee had moved to San Francisco from Thailand four years ago to help his daughter and son-in-law, Eric Lawson, take care of their two sons. On Jan. Vicha Ratanapakdee went to the hospital, where he died two days later.