Saturday, September 21, 2019

Tag: Racial stereotypes

Black Twitter Comes to Bow Wow’s Rescue...

A white entrepreneur tried to mock Bow Wow for claiming to fly on a private jet and Black Twitter swiftly shut it down, leading the businessman...

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...

Studies Suggest Neuroscience, Psychology Help Explain the...

These days in America, the shooting of a Black man by white police officers, whether videotaped or otherwise, is an all-too-common occurrence that speaks...

Freddie Gray Described in the Media as...

The description of the mother of Freddie Gray by one news outlet underscores the ways in which the mainstream media use their power and...

These Kids Share Their Experience of Being...

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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...

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,...

Why The All-Ivy League Success Story Has...

“He’s not your typical African-American kid.” When the remarkable first-generation Ghanian-American student, Kwasi Enin, was accepted into all eight Ivy League schools, that comment was...

‘About Last Night’ Writer Fought Against Racial...

“About Last Night” writer Leslye Headland opened up recently about how she refused to plug racial stereotypes and racist jokes into her rewrite for...

Catholic School Planned Lunch of Fried Chicken...

An all-girls Catholic high school in California is under fire after the school announced they would be serving fried chicken, watermelon and cornbread to...