5 Questions Asked Of Every US Black Media Image Presentation

As I have stated elsewhere, people take critiques to their favorite shows personally. And to date, this reality has confounded me. On one hand, I question why a particular media presentation is popular because I need to be able to reproduce the efforts or at least have the ability to ascertain them. On the other, Read the full article…

Black Media Literacy, Social Responsibility, Respectability Politics

There is a danger in the psychological presentation, the core principles, of US Blacks with regard to morality and capitalism. US Blacks are in need of a moral code that has as its primary agenda social responsibility. I declare here that US Blacks are in grave need of a unified front. I extend that declaration Read the full article…

5 Things “The Have And Have Nots” Has In Common With “Scandal”

…elitists’ dislike of Popular culture came from their dislike of the common man. They attacked their taste and cultural preferences since they no longer could openly express their disdain for the masses directly. One may feel that “the people is a great beast” but one cannot say so anymore. There was also a lingering resentment Read the full article…

Why ‘Scandal’ Is Obama’s ‘24’

People take critiques of their favorite media presentations personally. I suppose that is a good enough short version of the idea that extends itself from the notions of why media trust and critical empathy are necessary. However, it definitely does not make the job of writing about people’s internalized preoccupation with a particular media presentation Read the full article…

Media Trust, Critical Empathy, And The Black African American Image

(Editor’s note: This is a piece branching off in idea from another piece, entitled,”The Ideal Of Media Trust And The Black African American Image”. Please read that piece first if you have not already.) In the last piece I discussed a little about “media trust”, and I also mentioned I would discuss “critical empathy” further. Read the full article…

The Ideal Of Media Trust And The Black African American Image

(Editor’s Note: This is a piece that I am continuing from yesterday’s topic(Trust, Sex, Black Media, And Black African American Women) that can be found here.)   “In dealing with the confluence of complex social configurations, it is idle to claim primacy for any one set of forces and the field that addresses it. Each Read the full article…