This is Talia Cain's submission for the 2017 Kevin and Tam Ross Undergraduate Research Prize, which won first place. She wrote about how media contributes to the criminalization of African American males and the effects of this on African American male students.
Talia is a sophomore at Chapman University, majoring in Integrated Educational Studies. Her faculty mentor is Professor Anne Steketee.
Cain, Talia, "1st Place Contest Entry: Critical Media Literacy: Liberating the "Criminal" and Empowering African American Males" (2017). Kevin and Tam Ross Undergraduate Research Prize. 17.