Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You | Race and Representation on Television: Norman Lear’s Good Times and The Jeffersons

Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You | Race and Representation on Television: Norman Lear’s Good Times and The Jeffersons
Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You | Race and Representation on Television: Norman Lear’s Good Times and The Jeffersons
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Student examine issues of race and representation on television in this media gallery from the American Masters documentary Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You. Students learn about the history of the 1970s shows Good Times and The Jeffersons, the Black Panthers, and how the Civil Rights Movement continues to influence media today. Social Studies and ELA connections push students to think about how stereotypes are present in television shows and to analyze their own experience watching TV.

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