College Forum: 'VeggieTales' Reinforces Racial Stereotypes

(VeggieTales Official)

A college in California hosted a forum last week explaining to students how "VeggieTales"—the children's cartoon hosted by an anthropomorphized cucumber and tomato—reinforces racist stereotypes.

The two-hour event, which took place at Cal State San Marcos and centered on a "critical look at whiteness," was inspired by a class—"The Communications of Whiteness" —taught by professor Dreama Moon, according to The College Fix.

At the forum, attendees participated in a project suggesting the Christian cartoon series advances racially based stereotypes because the majority of the show's villains are purportedly vegetables of color and their accents often sound ethnic.

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