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Educational Psychology

2022

Adult Education Research Conference

American film

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The Lies You Tell: Disrupting The Dominant Depiction Of Black Women In Film, Josie L. Andrews, Adam Mcclain Jan 2022

The Lies You Tell: Disrupting The Dominant Depiction Of Black Women In Film, Josie L. Andrews, Adam Mcclain

Adult Education Research Conference

Hollywood negatively depicts Black women, often minimizing or ignoring their character’s developmental milestones or self-actualization. Using Black Feminist Thought, an oppositional gaze was used to analyze their development in film.