Brown and Black Communication: Latino and African American Conflict and Convergence in Mass Media / Edition 1

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Overview

Though Latinos and African Americans have lived together in large cities as neighbors, there is much that is still misunderstood between them. Those who live in non-diverse locales have only news and entertainment representations on which to base their information about the two cultures. This new collection of essays brings together the latest interdisciplinary works by scholars examining conflicts and convergences among Latinos and African Americans in mass-mediated and cross-cultural contexts. Contributions in the form of both empirical and critical ethnographic research present compelling works in cross-cultural relations, news, entertainment, news media, education, and community relations.

^IBrown and Black Communication^R challenges those who do not think that significant projects and key research have been conducted on the two largest ethnic communities in the United States. Of certain appeal to both scholars and those with more applied needs in media, education, and public policy, this challenging collection offers a range of perspectives on two widely diverse bodies of American people.

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Meet the Author

DIANA I. RIOS is Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences at the University of Connecticut, where she is also Associate Director of the Puerto Rican and Latino Studies Institute.

A. N. MOHAMED is Associate Professor of Journalism and Communication at Edinboro University in Pennsylvania.

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Table of Contents

Foreword by Clint C. Wilson and Felix Gutierrez

Preface

Introduction by Diana I. Rios

Cross-Cultural Relations

Communication in Brown-Black Personal Relationships by Stanley O. Gaines, Jr., and Stella D. Garcia-Lopez

Perceiving Conflict: Similarities and Differences between and among Latino/as, African Americans, and European Americans by Kiesha T. Warren, Mark P. Orbe, and Nancy Greer-Williams

Brown and Black Women in Nancy Savoca's The 24-Hour Woman: A Critical Analysis of Multicultural Imagery by Meta G. Carstarphen and Diana I. Rios

Polarization of Minorities: Projecting Trends in the New Media Environment by Don Umphrey and Alan B. Albarran

News

Use of Minority Sources in News by A. N. Mohamed and Anita Fleming-Rife

Photo Coverage of Hispanics and Blacks in a Southwestern Daily Newspaper by Sharon Bramlett-Solomon and Priscilla Hernandez

Black, Brown, and Poor: Who You Don't See on Local TV News and Why by Don Heider Who You Don't See on Local TV News and Why

The Band Still Plays On: A Content Analysis of HIV/AIDS, African Americans, and Latinos in New England Newspapers by Angela Walker, Diana I. Rios, and James Kiwanuka-Tondo

Latinos in the Mainstream Media: A Case Study of Coverage in a Major Southwestern Daily by Camille Kraeplin and Federico A. Subevi-Velez

News Media, Immigration, and the Priming of Racial Perceptions by David Domke, Kelley McCoy, and Marcos Torres

Advertising

Hispanics, Advertising, and Alcohol: Cultivation Theory and Panethic Beer Commercials on the Univision Television Network by Frank G. Perez

Beauty in Brown: Skin Color in Latina Magazines by Melissa A. Johnson, Prabu David, and Dawn Huey-Ohlsson

Education and Community Relations

School-Home Communication for Latino and African American Families: Informed Reflections by A. Y. "Fred" Ramirez

Why Can't We "Conversate"?: Silencing and Alienation of Latinos and African Americans in School Settings by Xae Alicia Reyes

Latino and African American Relations in Academia: A Case Study of Solidarity between Faculty of Color by Daryl M. Rowe and Reyna Garcia Ramos

Blackout, Brownout, or Both?: The Dynamics of Ethnic-Oriented Media Advocacy by Kenton T. Wilkinson

Index

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