Thursday, June 27, 2019

Tag: Black stereotypes

City Council Meeting Flies Off the Rails...

A city council meeting turned ugly Monday night as a group of angry Ohioans turned out to protest a local councilman who made racially...

Parents Forced to Go Public About Racism...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7O7wPeUtl-Q Parents of students in the Birmingham, Mich., school district have finally gotten an answer from the administration after saying their children have experienced "blatant racism." "The...

Jerry Rice’s Latest Popeye’s Commercial Isn’t Going...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SNDllDH0w5E A new Popeye's fried chicken commercial featuring retired NFL wide receiver Jerry Rice has brought some heat from Black Twitter for its stereotypical depiction...

Mall of America’s Black Santa Inspires Online...

Minnesota's Mall of America is hosting a Black Santa for the first time but instead of celebrating, racists let their vile colors show. In...

BBC Asks if Black People Really Like...

The BBC Newsbeat came under fire Monday after it posted a Twitter video sourcing the myth of Black people's love for fried chicken. Initially tweeted...

Kerry Washington Talks Type Casting in Hollywood,...

Hollywood's type casting of African-American actors is nothing new. On a good day, you'll catch a strong Black female lead on the silver screen....

Erasing Culture and Race: Black Job Applicants...

A study conducted by researchers at the University of Toronto has confirmed something that many Black people have suspected for a long time. Employers...

Psychological Study: Whites Associate Black Faces as...

A revealing yet disturbing study on implicit racial bias in society sheds light on white stereotypes regarding Black criminality and attitudes toward Black children. ...

Study: Campaign Ads with Dark-Skinned Black People...

In a nation where skin color is linked to negative racial stereotypes and negative outcomes for Black people, conservative Republican political campaigns employ skin...

A Black Man Is Suing NYPD After...

A young Black man filed a lawsuit against the New York Police Department last week after he spent six weeks on Rikers Island for a...

New Study: Whites Associate Black Male-Sounding Names...

  A new study adds to the growing body of evidence that Black-sounding names are associated with negative stereotypes of Black people among whites. The latest...

6 Ways Hip-Hop Can Have a Negative...

  Perpetuates Negative Stereotypes About Black People For years, hip-hop has at times perpetuated negative stereotypes about the Black community. Many popular songs from the genre...

Study: Whites Think Blacks Are Responsible For...

Whites significantly overestimate the percentage of crimes committed by Black people, according to a 2012 study in Criminology. The research compared two surveys to judge people’s perceptions...

7 Items Exposing Hollywood’s Obsession with Promoting...

Hollywood has made little progress in the last century when it comes to colorism. Both dark- and light-skinned Blacks continue to be cast in...

8 Facts Debunking Poverty Myths and Racial...

Myth: African-Americans are the biggest food stamp recipients. Fact: Blacks are not the primary recipients of food stamps: 35.7 percent of Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP,...

Young Black Men Counter Negative Media Representation...

It seems as if much of mainstream media wants us to believe that young minority men, especially Blacks and Latinos, are violent, unintelligent and...

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...

Lee Daniels’ Response to Backlash from His...

Despite his new movie, "The Butler," sparking much-needed conversations across the nation about racism and discrimination, it seems as if Lee Daniels isn’t really helping...