Racist Images of Chinese Laundrymen

Racism toward Chinese in general was frequently expressed using images of the Chinese laundryman in cartoons that depicted him negatively.These pig-tailed,slant-eyed caricatures were portrayed variously as inept, effeminate, sexually starved, dangers to white women. Some cartoons expressed physical violence toward them while others displayed comical views of them, their language, and their clothing.

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05/22/2012 · 9:42 pm

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