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Media Stereotypes

Images of Black Males in Popular Media

Darron T. Smith, Ph.D. | Posted 05.14.2013 | Black Voices
Darron T. Smith, Ph.D.

Negative representations of black males are readily visible and conveyed to the public through the news, film, music videos, reality television and other forms of media. These stereotypical, one-dimensional characters negate the broader and deeper experience of black life.

Another Scarlet Letter: Age

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 06.27.2012 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

It occurs to me: maybe one of the reasons certain milestone birthdays are so scary for younger women is the assumptions they make about the women who have already reached them.