Diversity and Entertainment
Black Lives in Media
From the Series The Fight for Black Rights (Alternator Books ®)
Film and television are major sources of entertainment and help define culture. Blockbusters like Black Panther and TV shows like Black-ish place Black characters and their experiences front and center. But Black people and Black culture have not always been represented in positive or accurate ways on screen and in many cases were portrayed by white actors. Learn about the long history of Black representation in entertainment and how increased diversity continues to shape television and movies.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Category||5 Kinds of Nonfiction, 5KN: Traditional Nonfiction, Diversity, Social Emotional Learning, Social Studies|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Brand||Alternator Books ®|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
Author: Amanda Jackson Green
Amanda Jackson Green is a storyteller, editor, and communications professional. Her lifelong love of writing began in third grade, when she wrote her first book about celebrating the differences in her mixed-race family. She lives in Houston, Texas with her husband and two sweet pups.