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It Just Keeps Rolling Along: The Status Quo
Look at the world of visual culture into which the modern civil rights movement was born and the power of these images to perpetuate stereotypes and prejudice.
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Showboat
It Just Keeps Rolling Along: The Status Quo
Investigate the role of
visual images in fostering
a sense of black pride and accomplishment as well as improving the habitually negative view of African Americans in the culture at large.
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Showboat
It Just Keeps Rolling Along: The Status Quo
Consider the use of pictures to report, document, or offer proof, depictions powerful enough to alter public opinion, perceptions, or attitudes about race in America.
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Showboat
It Just Keeps Rolling Along: The Status Quo
Explore the role of entertainment television in supporting black performers and examining controversial racial issues.
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Showboat
It Just Keeps Rolling Along: The Status Quo
Study the visual artifacts of daily life—from family snapshots to the visual campaign of the Black Panther Party—and how they emboldened black pride or countered mainstream values and points of view.
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