Friday, April 20, 2018

Tag: stereotypes

Black Women in Hollywood are Ready to...

Hollywood is abuzz about the success of "Girls Trip." The bawdy comedy starring Regina Hall, Queen Latifah, Jada Pinkett Smith, and breakout star Tiffany...

Michigan Police Aim Gun at Innocent Boys...

In this latest Atlanta Black Star video, a Grand Rapids, Mich., police officer is seen aiming a gun at a group of innocent boys because they...

Maryland Students’ Emotional Video Campaign Reveals Just...

Black high school students at one of Maryland’s top performing high schools opened up about the harsh realities of racism in a candid YouTube...

10 Things People Who ‘Aren’t Black Enough’...

Stereotypes are used to categorize a particular group of people. Individuals within the group are systematically placed in oversimplified categories. While not all stereotypes are...

Study: Stereotypes Cause Black Boys to Adjust...

Recent research into the education of African-American students reveals the surprising finding that in the suburbs, black boys appear to have a much easier...

Kendrick Lamar Tackles Colorism in ‘Poetic Justice’...

Kendrick Lamar is one of the rap game’s latest sensations, and he’s already using his fame and influence to tackle a major issue –...

Black Women in the Media: Mammy, Jezebel,...

During the days of slavery white used stereotypes such as mammy, Jezebel, and even the angry black woman to justify the cruel and inhumane...

Professor Harris-Perry to Address Black Women’s Struggles...

Professor, political analyst and author Melissa Harris-Perry, Ph.D., will examine the personal and political effects of stereotypes on Black women when she lectures on...

Cast of ‘Middle of Nowhere’ Reached Beyond...

When the black actors in "Middle of Nowhere" read the film's script, they were shocked to find they could actually relate to the characters. Director...