what a woman who could have joined the D.A.R. has learned about the socially-constructed, political notion of "race" by just paying attention and NOT keeping her mouth shut...
Tuesday, June 17, 2008
I was interviewed by a student today for her Senior Thesis. I agreed to post a question for her here to hopefully generate some not necessarily scientific discussion. The question is:
What effect, if any, do you think the mass media -- including MTV or new media forms (such as blogging) -- has had on U.S. culture related to bi-racial dating and relationships involving African-Americans and European-Americans, in particular?