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Speaker: Natalie Byfield

Title: Savage Portrayals

Subtitle: Race, Media and the Central Park Jogger Story

Lecture Series: Gloria Harper Dickinson Lecture at the Department of African-American Studies, The College of New Jersey

Place: Ewing, New Jersey, United States

Date: March 17, 2014

Language: English

Keywords: Modern History: 20th Century, 21st Century | American History: U.S. History | Cases: Offenders / Matias Reyes; Cases: Others / Central Park Jogger Case; Cases: Victims / Trisha Meili; Prosecution: False Confessions, Wrong Convictions; Representations: Press; Types: Interracial Rape


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Speaker: Natalie P. Byfield, Department of Sociology and Anthropology, St. John's UniversitySpeaker's Personal Website,

Publication: Byfield, Natalie P. Savage Portrayals: Race, Media , & the Central Park Jogger Story. Philadelphia 2014.

Wikipedia: History of the Americas: History of the United States | Central Park jogger case | Types of rape