Deconstructing Images of African Americans in the Media

Event Date: 

Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 6:00pm

Award-winning filmmaker, Byron Hurt, will discuss how he uses film to deconstruct, critique, and raise awareness about the images of African Americans in the media. Hurt will show clips from his films Hip Hop: Beyond Beats and Rhymes, Barack & Curtis, and Soul Food Junkies to analyze gender and class representations as well as health and wellness as it relates to African Americans. Co-sponsored by American Cultures & Global Contexts; AntiRacism, Inc.; the Black Student Union; and the Center for Black Studies Research