Media is a powerful tool used to reflect and affect change in society. Within this study, a brief historical context is provided of roles African Americans in film were traditionally cast in. By employing Critical Race Theory (CRT), cultural capital, and NewBlackMan frameworks, I analyzed how Black male film directors and producers depicted race, class, gender within the Black film boom of the early 2000s. I examined the depictions of educational outcomes of the characters within films utilized in this study.
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- Partial requirement for: M.A., Arizona State University, 2010Note typethesis
- Includes bibliographical references (p. 103-107)Note typebibliography
- Field of study: Social and philosophical foundations of education