Media Framing of Las Vegas Shooter

Kelly Macias analyzes the media treatment of Stephen Paddock. “Even in his death, Paddock is afforded something that, in life, is not afforded to people of color. He gets to be seen as an individual—not as a member of a suspect ethnic identity group, even one...

Pepsi shows how America loves to erase black women

In her analysis of the recent controversial Pepsi commercial and America’s inclination to exclude black women from history and news coverage, Washington Post Global Opinions Editor Karen Attiah coins a new word.  “I propose the verb “to Pepsify” should...

HOODED: a film by Myles Loftin

“I created a multimedia project that humanizes and decriminalizes the societal image of black boys and black men dressed in hoodies. The media has always put a negative light on black men in hoodies and even when you google “black boy hoodie” you get images of...