From the racist images in the little rascals to franklin in the

 
From the racist images in The Little Rascals to Franklin in the Peanuts comic strip and television programs, by Charles Schulz, mass media is full of images that perpetuate stereotypes. As mass media has evolved and changed, and as new and original voices (like BET) have come into their own, there has been a radical shift in depictions of characters.
In this Discussion, you will select, contribute, and discuss images that portray African Americans in U.S. media over time.
To prepare for this Discussion: