Created Equal Podcast 02. Jacking the Media

A look at the origin of the word “carjacking” and its media push in 1991.


Who tells your story? The media tell the story of marginalized communities in America, for better or worse. On this episode of Created Equal, hosts Stephen Henderson and Laura Weber-Davis explore the origins of the word “carjacking,” and how a single word written in print can have a lasting effect on communities of color. 

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