The media's the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent, and that's power. Because they control the minds of the masses.
- Malcolm X
Find a beautiful piece of art. If you fall in love with Van Gogh or Matisse or John Oliver Killens, or if you fall love with the music of Coltrane, the music of Aretha Franklin, or the music of Chopin - find some beautiful art and admire it, and realize that that was created by human beings just like you, no more human, no less.
Based on who we are and what we've been through and how we survive and where we stand, we are on kind of sacred ground. We stand on the backs of our ancestors.
- Ava DuVernay
A genuine leader is not a searcher for consensus but a molder of consensus.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.
Students created public service announcements to touch on issues of of negative stereotypes in the media.
Past productions from students in the first three Media Literacy Symposiums.
Current productions from students in the 4th and 5th Media Literacy Symposiums.
Students created magazines to touch on issues of literacy.