Racism towards African American Women in “Hidden Figures”

Linguists: Journal of Linguistics and Language Teaching

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Title Racism towards African American Women in “Hidden Figures”
Creator Febriani, Jeany Jean
Arianto, Tomi
Subject Discrimination; Racism; Afro-American; Hidden Figure
Description Racism is issue that still going on in the world. Different race and skin color make some people believe that they have more privilege than others. The issue of racism can be seen from Hidden Figures movie that was addapted from the book with the same title. Hidden Figures by Theodore Melfi is a story about racism towards African American women who worked in NASA during the space race in 1960. In this research, the researcher takes three main characters named Katherine, Dorothy and Merry who get discrimination in their life because they have different race and skin color as a source. Qualitative descriptive method is the method that was used in this research. The tehcnique of collecting data is by watching the movie and reading the book then collect the utterances and dialogue that have racism issue. The aim of this research is to find out racism in what field that happened in America during 1960 espesially in NASA through Hidden Figures. The result of this analysis found that the racism reflected trough discrimination in education, facility, social, and work.
Publisher Islamic State Institute of Bengkulu (IAIN) Bengkulu
Date 2020-07-13
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article

Format application/pdf
Identifier https://ejournal.iainbengkulu.ac.id/index.php/linguists/article/view/2857
Source Linguists : Journal Of Linguistics and Language Teaching; Vol 6, No 1 (2020): JULY; 66-76
Language eng
Relation https://ejournal.iainbengkulu.ac.id/index.php/linguists/article/view/2857/2542
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