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As a third-generation Asian-American, I was shocked and...

May 01, 1988

As a third-generation Asian-American, I was shocked and extremely offended by the April 12 episode of "Sonny Spoon" in which Mario Van Peebles appeared in repulsively ugly "yellow-face" and spouted idiotic stereotype-gibberish. And the inclusion of a few insignificant Asian-American extras in the scene did not, in any way, dilute the insult.

Bill Shinkai, Carson

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