A fun and depressing study of television, cinema, advertisements, and magazines is to look for commonly underrepresented people: fat people, Black people, queers, especially lesbians and transmen, Latin@s, Asians/Asian Americans, women in nontraditional roles, etc. Dr. Alexandra Juhasz has more recently begun the scholarly study of YouTube and shared this student-made video on Black representation on YouTube. Check it out.
Blacks on YouTube
|Tila Tequila and the cast of a Shot of Love|
Bad Girls Club Flo and Amber fight
|The Cast of the Real L Word: |
Tracy is to the far left and Rose is in the wine colored tank
|Espie Hernandez, 16. One of the filmmakers of Mariposa|