On early images of blackness in the media

When you seek to make black people palatable to white audiences, the tendency is to either strip them of everything there is to being black, or overemphasize characteristics that are only stereotypical black traits because the media says so.

Monique Judge
Monique Judge is a writer living in Los Angeles, California. She drinks way too much coffee, has way too much yarn, knows her way around a good bottle of tequila, and loves gifts and surprises.

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