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Moments In Black Advertising History: 1970s - Now

Moments in Black Advertising History: 1970s-Now

By Kayla Johnson   In the 1970s, the American advertising industry began to move away from its long standing habit of using African Americans as props. Following the tail end of the…

Social Media, Social Activism, And You

Social Media, Social Activism, and You

By Bianca Gonzalez   Activists have turned social media to document heightened injustices in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. As gathering for protests and community service projects now poses a health risk,…

The Danger of the Black Women Superhero Trope

The Danger of the Black Women Superhero Trope

From an outside perspective, the phrase “Black women saved America” or “Black women are our saviors” sounds like a compliment. After the 2020 Presidential Election and pivotal Georgia Senate Runoff, these pseudo-praises…

Three Ways to Celebrate Black History Month Virtually

3 Ways to Celebrate Black History Month Virtually

The month of February serves to reaffirm and uphold Black peoples’ historical importance in America. Due to the pandemic and the country’s general modernizing, in 2021, this national holiday will unfold on…

How Black Audiences Are Consuming Media Today

Across the Generations: How Black Audiences Are Consuming Media Today

American media consumption is at an all-time high and Black influence on popular culture is undeniable. The influx in Black content creators, entertainers, and entrepreneurs is a result of the representational gaps…