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Take A Stand: Exploring Representations of African Americans

June 5, 2014 | 9:56

African American actors are often limited to certain roles: characters in drag, thugs, athletes, or prisoners in jail. This documentary was produced to make people to notice this perplexing trend. Important points that the documentary covers include the importance of film in society, how African Americans are viewed in film, and suggestions for what could be done to make sure there are better roles for upcoming black actors.

Categories: Featured, Documentaries

Topics: Race, Activism