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The Negative Portrayal Of African Americans In The Media

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My group analyzed how African Americans are being portrayed in the media using multiple media sources, but we mainly analyzed television, movies and videos (YouTube segments). As a whole it was determined that there is a negative portrayal of this race in these media sources, and often times it is covered up with the use of comedy. According to the findings of my group members, African American in the news and on criminal shows are usually assumed to be guilty before proving to be innocent, instead of innocent until proven guilty like it should be and there is a lot of negative information reported. For me I was surprised that there wasn't any news stories about African Americans the day I took notes, but I also noticed that there weren't
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