Date of Award

Fall 1-6-2023

Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)



First Advisor

Professor D'Weston Haywood

Second Advisor

Professor Jonathan Rosenberg

Academic Program Adviser

Professor Karen Kern


During the Cold War, American propaganda centered the wellbeing of the child in its messaging warning of atomic attack at the hands of the Soviet Union. However, despite American claims that all children were valued by the United States, this was proven untrue by its unequal treatment of Black children.



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