Impact Of Media On African Americans

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Media is very powerful because it can change human perspectives. Because people mainly rely on news and other media, it’s very important to learn their message. Media can use a manipulative message to persuade the audience and publish false stereotypes. Stereotypes like poverty, illiteracy, and violence, regard African American can have a negative impact on black people that usually we feel less worthy than others. African people are commonly portrayed by media as poor or from lower class family. Many people have the idea that Black people are generally poor. It may have some truth in it, but not entirely. When I first arrived at the United States and enrolled in high school, I noticed that students were sitting in groups. I was questioning
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