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2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog 
2020-21 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

SO 240 African American Images in the Media

This course provides a critical examination of the role and effects mass media have on the African American community. Students have the opportunity to explore the genres of television and film not only as mediums of entertainment, but as dynamic forces in the presentation and perpetuation of certain cultural values, ideals, philosophies and beliefs. Students examine the cultural prism of race in assessing mass media’s creation of images and attitudes about the African American community.