Black and White Media: Black Images in Popular Film and Television
January 1996, Polity
Part I: Film:.
1. Down and Out in Beverley Hills: Black Portraits and the White Imagination.
2. Black Fights Back Part I: Black Filmmakers and Strategies of Opposition in Britain.
3. Black Fights Back Part II: Black Filmmaking and Strategies of Opposition in America.
Part II: Television: .
4. Small but Imperfectly Formed: Small Screen Portraits of Otherness.
5. Minority Interests: British Television and the Multicultural Agenda.
Part III: Film and Television:.
6. Reading Black Media.
7. Twenty-First Century Blues.
Index of Films.
Index of TV Programmes.
* By drawing on both American and British examples, the author offers a wide-ranging account of the complex relations between Black communities and popular media.
* The book will fill a major gap in the literature and be particularly useful for students in media and cultural studies.
"Karen Ross has written a most valuable and acutely observed book which should be required reading in all media institutions." Louis Danner-Mahoney, Vice-President, Equity, and Chair, Afro-Asian Committee