Saturday, May 14, 2011

What I Noticed in My In-Flight Entertainment.

American Ethnic Composition (2009 census data):

64.7% White
15.8% Hispanic
12.9% Black/African descent
4.8% Asian/Pacific Islander
1% Native American
1.7% Multiple heritage descent

Ethnic faces in American media (television + film), as represented by my United Airlines in-flight entertainment from Beijing, China to San Francisco, USA:

With 47 actors/characters pictured:

95.7% White
2.1% Black/African Descent
2.1% A Dog
0% Hispanic
0% Asian/Pacific Islander
0% Native American

What's wrong with these numbers?

What's wrong with this picture?