Hollywood was just fine avoiding all portrayals of the Central Intelligence Agency for years after the agency's founding in 1947.
Since the beginning, the children's show has tried to represent the diversity of the nation. But Roosevelt Franklin was controversial.
How Black-owned charm schools and modeling agencies challenged stereotypes of African American women after World War II.
"Acting presidential" can mean fulfilling expectations that have been shaped by TV and the movies.
These love songs from the Bowling Green State University Sheet Music Collection make the perfect gift. Plus, the covers are gorgeous.
As the first salaried Black musician at a major studio, he was a leader in shaping the sound of movies—though he was often uncredited.
While colorblind casting increases opportunities for diverse casts, colorblindness after casting can result in the perpetuation of stereotypes.
"Social problem" films were all the rage after World War II. So how could movies about racism be so conservative?
In 1916, the Williamson brothers used their father's underwater photography device to film a fight with a shark, piquing Universal Pictures' interest.
How stereotypes influence our ideas about what is and isn’t legitimate religion.