New York is already known as the melting pot center of the U. S, it is diverse and that is a part of why it is so beautiful. However, Spike Lee exaggerates the stereotypes of his characters in order to show the racial prejudice eminent in every ethnicity and race presented in the film. The Italians are prejudiced towards the blacks and vice versa, the Puerto Ricans are prejudiced towards the Koreans and vice…. The film industry heavily influences America.