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Few topics in contemporary American culture offer as much opportunity for commentary as issues of racial bias—and many individuals wonder to what degree the media intensifies—or reduces—such concerns. Gardner-Webb University senior sociology major Jeff Day (Lancaster, Pa.) took advantage of an opportunity to do an in-depth study on the matter as part of the University’s Undergraduate Research Scholars program. “Originally, I wanted to investigate how mainstream media affects racial discussions in America—if it exacerbates the problem at all,” Day explained.

Publication Date

9-29-2016

Publisher

Gardner-Webb University

City

Boiling Springs

Keywords

Black Lives Matter (BLM), Dr. Dianne Sykes, Duke University School of Law, Jeff Day, LOTS-MC, W. E. B. Du Bois

GWU Student Uses Research Project to Explore Topic

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