The Media Portrayal of Young Black Men: Victim Blaming

By: Gisell Bermudez-Camacho Though the use of social media has skyrocketed in recent years, traditional media sources like newscasts on television and the newspaper are still the most reliable place to get information on current events. However the news portrays African Americans differently than other races. For example, when young black men are killed, they…

Work Cited

“News, Stories & Videos.” World Vision. N.p., n.d. Web. 19 Jan. 2016. PRO. An American international organization based on CA that supports and help child refugees “Refugees Not Welcome? As Syrian Immigration Debate Rages, Asylum Seekers In The US Fear For Their Future.” International Business Times. N.p., 19 Nov. 2015. Web. 19 Jan. 2016. In…

Artist Statement

By Mason Gutierrez. For our project, my group and I decided we should use the movie poster from “Daddy Daycare.” When searching for a movie poster to effectively parody for the topic of the Syrian Refugee Crisis, we had a lot of difficulties finding something that would fit into our topics’ mold. At first, we…

War (On Drugs)! What Is It Good For?

Artists’ Statement By Ramona Gomes-McEwen, Alice Hou, Tori Holland, Aaron Jefferson The War on Drugs is a campaign that began in 1971 under President Richard Nixon. The stated goal of the War on Drugs was to abolish illegal drug trade in the United States, and to implement harsher consequences for drug users, as well as interventions for drug use…

Refugees: A serious problem or a Syrian problem?

Artist Statement By Mason Gutierrez, Alexis Garcia, Lauren Jacobs, Enrique Lopez, Nehemiah Rhodes Since 2011 a civil war has been going on between Syrian rebel groups and the Syrian government led by President Al-Assad. The conflict has centered around extremely harsh government policies and violent crackdowns on the public. The chief difference between these groups…

Do Black Lives Matter?

By: Alison Lucero-Simmons, Nikolasi Niumeitolu, De’zha Boynton, Gisell Bermudez-Camacho Black Lives Matter is a movement that started following the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of unarmed teenager Trayvon Martin. On February 26, 2012, 17-year-old Trayvon Martin was walking back from a 7-11 after having purchased an Arizona Ice Tea and a bag of…