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KPCC: New show on FX accused of stereotyping Arab & Muslim Americans

posted by Randall

TyrantEarly reaction to the portrayal of Arab Americans on the new FX show Tyrants is not good, reports KPCC.

The show which premiered last night has been blasted on social media as “season’s worth of racist stereotypes and Orientalist images in 1 episode.”

Here’s just a sampling of the reaction.

 


 

The Muslim Public Affairs Council, which consulted on the show, said that “future episodes of the series will present more positive representations of Muslims.”

So does Hollywood ever have positive portrayals of Arabs and Muslims? You can read more about that on KPCC.

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