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RESISTING MEDIA IMAGES:. AN EXAMINATION OF BLACK CULTURES Jessica Henderson Daniel, PhD, ABPP Minneapolis, MN October 2007. Black Cultures. Vernacular Classical. Vernacular Culture. Newspaper Television Radio Cinema. Intent and Vernacular Culture. Those who control the images

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resisting media images



Jessica Henderson Daniel, PhD, ABPP

Minneapolis, MN

October 2007

black cultures
Black Cultures
  • Vernacular
  • Classical
vernacular culture
Vernacular Culture
  • Newspaper
  • Television
  • Radio
  • Cinema
intent and vernacular culture
Intent and Vernacular Culture
  • Those who control the images
  • Those whose images are controlled
internalized oppression and vernacular culture
Internalized Oppression and Vernacular Culture
  • Frequency makes images “real”
  • Greed can mean the perpetuation of such images
  • Resulting internalized oppression may mean a dis-identification with one’s own people
resistance and recognition
Resistance and Recognition
  • Classical Black culture accounts for survival of Black people
  • Classical Black culture needs to be taught and internalized
  • Classical Black culture affirms and recognizes positive images of Blacks
resistance as resilience i
Resistance as Resilience I
  • Make Connections
  • Avoid Seeing Crises as Insurmountable Problems
  • Accept that Change is a Part of Living
  • Move toward Your Goals
  • Take Decisive Actions
resistance as resilience ii
Resistance as Resilience II
  • Look for Opportunities for Self-discovery
  • Nurture a Positive View of Yourself
  • Keep Things in Perspective
  • Maintain a Hopeful Outlook
  • Take Care of Yourself
it s in the story
It’s in the Story
  • Focus on Family
  • Valuing Literacy
  • The Community as a Source of Strength
  • Spirituality as a Cornerstone
spirituality as a cornerstone
Spirituality as a Cornerstone

Vernacular Culture

The Black minister is a buffoon

The Black church is just about the hereafter

Classical Culture

The Bible was often the first “reader” for Blacks

The Black Church has been the starting place for many with verbal, oratorical and singing skills

The Black church has been a social service organization in the community

The Black church has been a source of liberation theology

valuing literacy
Valuing Literacy

Vernacular Culture

Black Children Are Unable to Learn How to Read and Speak “Standard” English

Classical Culture

After Emancipation, Blacks donated land, raised money and built with their own hands, elementary schools in the south

focus on the family
Focus on the Family

Vernacular Culture

TV Images of the Black Family

Good Times the First Intact Black TV Family

Classical Culture

Following Emancipation Black Men Sought to Re-Unite with Their Families

community as a source of strength
Community as a Source of Strength

Vernacular Culture

Black communities are killing fields

Nothing good can come out of the community

Classical Culture

Black organizations have contributed to the development of Black youth

We value working together

classical images
Classical Images

Pillars in the community

Church Deacon

MD/ Lawyer/Architect

School Workers-Maintenance/Bus Driver

Utility Worker

College Professor


About: Values, Consistency, Loyalty

classical images1
Classical Images







classical images2
Classical Images

Pillars in the Community



Everybody’s Mother


Administrative Assistant

About Values

classical images3
Classical Images






work to do
Work To Do
  • Yes , We DO
  • Lead with Strength
read the stories
Read the Stories
  • My Bondage and My Freedom- Frederick Douglass
  • Pushed Back to Strength- Gloria Wade Gayles
  • Trespassing-Gwendolyn M. Parker
  • Red River- Lalita Tademy
  • Anointed to Fly- Gloria Wade Gayles
and the women gathered
And the Women Gathered

Poem from Anointed to Fly

And the Women and Men Gathered