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Dimitriadis, Greg. “‘Making History Go’ at a Local Community Center: Popular Media and the Construction of Historical Knowledge among African American Youth.” Theory and Research in Social Education 28(1) (2000): 40-64. 


Looks at how young people use historical knowledge, gained from media sources, to deal with current situations. A group of young African Americans draw on behavioral examples from the film, "Panther," instead of school-based learning, to give them ways to deal with the Ku Klux Klan in their neighborhood.