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Media Education 7 Titles Page:  1
THE BLACK PRESS: SOLDIERS WITHOUT SWORDS
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 86 minutes, 1998,  
Facilitator Guide Available
Archival footage and interviews trace the history of African American newspapers and journalism from the Antebellum period to the Civil Rights Movement. MORE...
BLACKING UP: HIP-HOP'S REMIX OF RACE AND IDENTITY
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 57 minutes, 2010,  
Explores tensions surrounding white participation in Hip-Hop. For some, it is an example of cultural progress. For others, it is just another case of cultural appropriation. MORE...
COLOR ADJUSTMENT
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 88 minutes, 1991
Marlon Riggs' study of how network television absorbed deep-seated racial conflict into the non-threatening formats of primetime television. Clips from Amos 'n' Andy, Good Times, Roots and The Cosby Show among others are intercut with interviews with producers, cultural critics and actors. MORE...
ETHNIC NOTIONS
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 56 minutes, 1987
Scholars shed light on the origins and consequences of anti-Black stereotypes in popular culture from the Antebellum period to the Civil Rights era. MORE...
FACES OF THE ENEMY
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 57 minutes, 1987,  closed captioned on DVD only
Middle East DVD supplement provided with institutional orders only
How do individuals and nations dehumanize their enemies? Using documentary footage, interviews, political cartoons, and examples of propaganda, this powerful documentary examines the universal images used in mass persuasion and analyzes the psychological roots of enmity. MORE...
RACE AGAINST PRIME TIME
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 58 minutes, 1985
This classic case study in media bias examines how the three network affiliates covered urban unrest in Miami's predominantly African American Liberty Hill neighborhood, following the 1980 acquittal of police officers for the killing of a local resident; how it framed the uprising as "riots," chose the community's "spokespersons" and focused on the inconvenience to white commuters. MORE...
WHITE SCRIPTS AND BLACK SUPERMEN: BLACK MASCULINITIES IN COMIC BOOKS
DVD and DVD + 3-Year Site/Local Streaming, 52 minutes, plus bonus feature THE BLACK AGE OF COMICS, 2012,  subtitled in English for the hearing impaired
Facilitator Guide Available
A valuable and colorful examination of 40 years of changing representations of Black masculinity in a significant area of popular culture - comic books. This genre's reach and impact extended into other forms of cultural production such as movies and animated TV series. MORE...

 


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