Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Projection of Images in the Media

As I sit here and watch bell hooks' Cultural Criticism and Transformation and listen to her caution audiences on being aware and critical of images Hollywood projects on us through film, tv, and music videos, I am processing the murders of Tyree King, Terrence Crutcher, and Keith Lamont Scott. I am thinking of how this projection works in news media outlets as well. When a black man is killed, the media demonstrates all the ways he was a bad man and deserving of his fate. When a white man rapes, media tells us about the many ways he can go on and become a great man, undeserving of punishment. 
#Representationmatters #Blacklivesmatters




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