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Autumn Constance Reading 31 Portrayal of African Americans in media and research Media focuses on distorted images of Black families Studies conducted typically focus on low income and single-parent households in inner cities. It is implied that these families represent the majority. Blame of African American failures on mother headed households Studies influenced by DuBois emphasize the influence of historical, cultural, social, economic and political forces that shape patterns of social life among Blacks of all SES backgrounds. -only one article was published on African Americans from 1965 to 1978. Pg.423 The first analysis of black families concluded slavery destroyed family structure and cultures and caused instability that continues into the 20 th century. Instead of studying black families we look for and identify what breaks from tradition. Pg.426 Blassingame concluded that freedom from control in slave quarters enabled them to create a complex social organization that created norms of conduct and provided
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2011 for the course REL 330 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '09 term at Central Mich..

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