Video 3, On CNN, HLN’s Richelle Carey spoke to an author about how African-American women are portrayed on reality TV shows.
Video 2, This video is Roland Martin speaking on why he despises reality television and why it does not benefit black women what so ever.
Video 1, Melissa Harris-Perry talks about the negative effect reality TV has on black women and why so many people keep tuning into watch every week. The outcome of the debate is that there is not enough representation of black women on television today so the unfortunate result is that reality TV becomes the next… Continue reading Melissa Harris-Perry: Is Reality TV Damaging to the Image of Black Women?
Tamika Mallory wrote an article on reality tv and its damaging effect on black women. In the article she speaks on the lasting image these television show leave on the minds of society and how is ruins the image of black women for all black women. There is a certain paragraph that stands out to… Continue reading News One Now: Reality TV and its Damaging Effect on Black Women
I interviewed my father about his views on black women on reality TV and how they reinforce stereotypes. He told me that he feels reality TV has reinforce the stereotypes of black women. although reality TV portrays black women in a bad light, the show is so scripted that you really can’t believe anything it… Continue reading Interview #1: My Dad
I polled a different set of students this time. I decided to up the number to 50 students. I feel that if I had a bigger number of participants then the outcome would be better. I didn’t do an interview, but the results were great! Now this is surprising. This time around more… Continue reading Survey #2: Which Reality Show Would You Say Gives the Worst Image of Black Women?
For my first survey I polled 30 students on campus and asked them out of these shows: Love and Hip Hop Basketball Wives Black Ink Crew Real House Wives of Atlanta Which one was their favorite and why? The results weren’t surprising at all. I was actually shocked to see that Basketball Wives scored so… Continue reading Survey #1: What is your Favorite Reality Show and Why?