Evaluation Title: Pop Culture and Race, Ethnicity, Sexual Morality, and Gender.
Bell hooks (nee Gloria Jean Watkins) is a professor and social activist who has written about feminism and popular culture. For this assignment you will watch bell hooks views on Cultural Criticism and Transformation in the video and read the accompanying https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=3&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0ahUKEwi3x8Tpr_jWAhVS9GMKHTJvCuMQFggyMAI&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.mediaed.org%2Ftranscripts%2FBell-Hooks-Transcript.pdf&usg=AOvVaw1j2ksf66lYVha0KsGgW2Qh
Your essay should include some discussion of the following questions:
Do you agree or disagree with hooks views? Support your position.
Does mass media promote images of equality by leveling racial, ethnic, and gender differences or do they promote inequality through exclusion and exaggeration of difference?
Does mass media reinforce the viewpoints of white, male, corporate culture or does mass allow for the authentic expression of racial, ethnic, and sexual identity? Give examples to support your position