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Think Before You Type | The Persistence and Evolution of Racial Stereotypes in Contemporary Design

that designers wield caution when representing an audience of different races.

there. As the minority becomes the majority, it is more important than ever

materials. Some of the images may not be as overt, but the subtle cues are

still often depicted using stereotypical imagery in advertising and marketing

come a long way since Aunt Jemima and Frito Bandito, racial minorities are

that America is now a post-racial society. But while the country may have

With the election of President Obama in 2008, there is an widely held belief


Think Before You Type by Nancy Palm  

Think Before You Type by Nancy Palm. 2012 Thesis