Representation in Media

Representation in Media

The Lisa Show

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Episode: Martin Luther King Jr. Day

  • Jan 18, 2021 1:20 pm
  • 15:22 mins

Whether it’s in your favorite book, movie or TV show, there’s something so empowering about seeing a character that you identify with or aspire to be like. But for many kids of color, that moment is rare. In recent years we’ve seen the media attempt to be more inclusive with films like Disney’s Princess and the Frog and Black Panther. But there’s still room for improvement. We’ve loved celebrating black artists, authors and history this month for black history month. So, to continue the conversation we’ve invited author and professor Ebony Thomas to discuss black representation in media.