Black masculinity in contemporary cinema

  title={Black masculinity in contemporary cinema},
  author={Dominick M. Hand},
This research explored four movies spanning four separate eras. Content analysis was used to determine if themes emerged with respect to portrayals of Black Masculinity for a Slave era film (1619-1865), a Civil Rights era film (1954-1965), a Ghetto-centric era film (1980-1990), and a Post Racial Society era film (2009-2016). There were a total of 7 characters examined resulting in 123 frequency counts being recorded. The data reveal that Black film makers the likes of Nate Parker, Spike Lee… CONTINUE READING

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