The New Black

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  • Orange Is The New Black

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    Shaylah Henchon Orange Is The New Black October In the book "Orange is the New Black" by Piper Kerman, Piper plays the main character. At the beginning of the story Piper is at the Brussel airport waiting for her baggage. She was very worried that someone was going to catch her smuggling $10,000 of drug money into the country for her girlfriend, Nora. She started to help Nora deal drugs and wire money. Piper was at the Brussels airport when she realized she was just being used to help wire

  • Orange Is The New Black

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    Orange is the New Black In 2004, Piper Kerman began her fifteen month prison sentence after laundering drug money for her ex-girlfriend. Nine years later, her story is brought into the public’s attention with the television show Orange in the New Black, having been loosely based off of her memoir of the same name. Orange is the New Black premiered on Netflix in July of 2013. Created by Jenji Kohan, who also created Weeds, Orange is the New Black revolves around Piper Chapman (Taylor Schilling, best

  • Analysis Of Orange Is The New Black

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    Orange is the New Black, a show airing Netflix, screens five seasons of what occurs within the Litchfield prison system, an all-female prison, surrounding the character Piper Chapman and the injustices of the criminal justice system. Throughout the five seasons of Orange is the New Black, the show presents many recurring viewpoints on various social commentaries including, but not limited to racial, criminal justice system, and Lesbian Gay Bi Transsexual Queer Two Spirited Intersex Asexual plus

  • Analysis Of Orange Is The New Black

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    Orange is the New Black by Jenji Kohan has been streaming on Netflix since July 2013 by the production company Lionsgate Television. The television show is about the main character Piper Chapman who just got in jail. She is serving time at Litchfield Penitentiary, a federal prison for women in upstate New York, for drug smuggling with her ex-girlfriend (Alex) a couple of years ago. When Chapman goes to prison she is reunited with Alex, even though their relationship goes through ups and downs as

  • Gender Stereotypes In Orange Is The New Black

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    I will argue that gender representations in the well-known Netflix series: Orange Is the New Black, specifically in terms of how women are represented within the series and generally females in media. I then will focus on the Latina racial group and their stereotypes. Therefore, the representation of racially marked female bodies is influenced throughout the present mainstream of media. Orange Is the New Black is a television series created for the streaming video website called Netflix. The online

  • US Feminism In Orange Is The New Black

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    Orange Is the New Black is a Netflix series based off of Pieper Kerman’s memoir, Orange is The New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison. The show revolves around Piper, a woman from New York who is sentenced to 15 months in prison in an upstate New York penitentiary. She was convicted due to transporting drug money in a suitcase for her former girlfriend, Alex. In prison, she is reunited with Alex and their relationship begins to be reevaluated by the both of them. Throughout the series, each character’s

  • Stereotypes In Poussey Washington's Orange Is The New Black

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    characters in Orange is the New Black until her tragic death in season four of the series. The portrayal of her character in the series is particularly interesting when looking at her identity through an intersectional lens. Poussey is an African American, openly gay woman. This recognized identity evidences that, overall, Orange is the New Black is one of the more diverse and progressive shows currently being produced considering there aren’t many popular shows with a principal black lesbian character.

  • The New Black

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    The speech I attended was a panel of women who had all previously been to prison. This panel was particularly interesting because these women were the inspiration for the television series Orange is the New Black. The Netflix original series is based on Piper Kerman’s book of the same name. The book was based on her experience in the women’s prison Danbury, which is located in Connecticut. Piper wrote about her personal story and the stories of many of the women she interacted with. Several of these

  • The New Black Of Music

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    Mariam Traore Ms. Cordova Writing 111 – Section 51 7 May 2015 White is the New Black … in Music Vocativ, a media and technology new company, calculated that the 2015 Grammys is the “whitest” Grammys in 35 years. This data composes of the lack of people of color nominations and winners in the top four categories – best song, best album, best new artist, and best record. This is important due to the recent social media points about cultural appropriation of minority cultures by white artist in pop

  • The New Black And Scrubs

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    Death is all around us. It is as natural as living and occurs in different ways. Death is viewed differently throughout American society. The way it is handled is based on the situation. Using examples from the TV shows Orange is the New Black and Scrubs, I will discuss our society 's understanding of death and dying by looking at how they are viewed in hospitals compared to prisons. I will focus on how often death occurs and how it is handled in each system. These shows portray most events as they