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Why Filipino American Representation in Media Matters: Why Don’t They Look Like Me?

RACHEYwrites - Filipino American Blogger

I grew up never being exposed to Philippines media, so I never saw Filipinos on-screen. You’d expect that I’d see Filipino on-screen here in the states, with us supposedly being a melting pot of cultures, right? Wrong. I’ve grown up in America all my life never seeing someone like me represented on TV, billboards, magazines, or any other media for that matter.