In what turned out to be a telling social experiment, NBC Dateline recently put together a fake talent contest to see how American teenagers respond to racial and ethnic discrimination, especially in the face of peer pressure. For an episode set to air this Sunday, teens were asked to be judges on a contest called "Oh Say Can You Sing." One contestant was a young New Jersey-born man who was asked "to put on a Spanish accent and dress in a more "hip-hop" style."
What happened next? The NBC Latino blog has a video, with this write-up: