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Wrap Up

Becoming Frederick Douglass and Harriet Tubman Visions of Freedom: Courage, Strength, Legacy


Thank you for engaging in this activity! We hope that you have gained important media literacy skills that will empower you to critically examine and use different types of media.

Key Takeaways

  • Media can influence how we define our identity and how we perceive the identity of others.
  • Identity consists of multiple qualities, characteristics, and beliefs.
  • We learn about identity through interactions with our family, peers, institutions, media, and other encounters from our everyday lives.
  • The relationship between media, power, and identity impacts who has control over the media‚Äôs message, how and with whom it is shared, and how identities are represented and perceived.
  • Media literacy enables us to control how media influences us and how the media we create might impact others.