Colored Woman and the Media
A look at the stereotyping of women of color in contemporary television advertisements.
# 68077 | 1,877 words | 22 sources | MLA | 2006 |
Published on Jul 31, 2006 in Communication (Television) , Advertising (Gender Issues) , African-American Studies (Civil Rights) , African-American Studies (Gender) , Women Studies (General)
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This paper presents an examination of the way television commercials portray women of color. The writer explores past and present issues that media entertainment has had with minority women and details the current trends and attitudes in television advertising.
From the Paper:"Since the 1960's the civil rights movements have worked to equalize the playing field for everyone in America. Whole the constitution of the nation claims all men are created equal the fact has remained that minorities have suffered racism and indignities in many life areas. One of the areas that minorities have been portrayed differently than non minorities has been the area of entertainment. Television has been a recreational tool for Americans for about six decades and during that time minorities have been portrayed in ways that reflected society's mind set. Today, current portrayals of minorities, specifically women of color make an interesting study in societal views."
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