WBEZ | Brenda Verner http://www.wbez.org/tags/brenda-verner Latest from WBEZ Chicago Public Radio en How historic black imagery affects black relationships http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/how-historic-black-imagery-affects-black-relationships <img typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://llnw.wbez.org/hattie mcdaniel.jpeg" alt="" /><p><p>WBEZ’s <a href="http://www.chicagopublicradio.org/Biography.aspx?bio=rsteele" target="_blank">Richard Steele</a> Guest-hosts <em>Worldview</em> and continues our occasional series <a href="http://www.wbez.org/series/images-movies-and-race" target="_blank"><em>Images, Movies and Race</em></a><em>.</em> He talks with media analyst and lecturer Brenda Verner about how the historic imagery of black men and women in media and culture has impacted black culture, customs and relationships.<br> <br> Brenda coined the term “Africana Womanism”, an ideology grounded in African culture that focuses on the experiences, struggles, needs, and desires of Africana women in the African Diaspora. She lectures at universities, schools and institutions across the country and founded the National Africana Women's Institute. Brenda began her journey in media analysis and her massive collection of stereotypic black imagery from a chance meeting with author/historian Alex Haley during her studies at Cornell and Harvard.</p></p> Fri, 10 Dec 2010 17:01:00 -0600 http://www.wbez.org/episode-segments/how-historic-black-imagery-affects-black-relationships