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Impact Of Popular Media On Black Identity And Progress, Anton Reece Jun 2013

Impact Of Popular Media On Black Identity And Progress, Anton Reece

Black Issues Conference

February is celebrated nationally as Black History Month. Unfortunately I submit to you that celebration has diminished significantly over the years. The African American community faces an ongoing challenge of preserving identity and culture while at the same time seeking full integration into mass media. The continued influence and explosion of Hip hop in main stream media has added to the debate. What has happened to our traditions? Who controls our image? Who are we? what is needed versus what sells? Or perhaps the question of the hour is who are we now? Are we progressing or regressing? This lively ...


"Save The Males!", Anton Reece Jun 2013

"Save The Males!", Anton Reece

Black Issues Conference

The majority of male students enter the University of Tennessee with similar ACT scores and high school grade point averages. However, they are being retained at significantly lower rates when compared to their female counterparts. The discrepancy is even more pronounced among African-American males. As a result a male student committee was established in spring 2012 identify barriers and make recommendations to the Undergraduate Student Task Force for Student Success. This informative and interactive session looks at the retention and academic performance data we reviewed and we want to solicit feedback from the audience to discuss suggestions to retain our ...


Bridging The Gap-Connecting The Community, Anton Reece Nov 2012

Bridging The Gap-Connecting The Community, Anton Reece

Black Issues Conference

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