Tag: stereotypes

Two faces of racism

Two faces of racism

| October 8, 2014

By Lee A. Daniels NNPA Columnist What was Alessandra Stanley, the longtime television critic of the New York Times, thinking that caused her in that now-infamous article to mis-label Shonda Rhimes, the television hit maker, as the paragon of the “Angry Black Woman” and traffick in the most misguided attitudes about black artists, black women […]

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Do we perpetuate black stereotypes?

Do we perpetuate black stereotypes?

| August 27, 2014

Raynard Jackson By Raynard Jackson NNPA Columnist Many African Americans feel like there has been an unofficial war declared on blacks, especially young black males. Just in the past month alone, there have been the police murders of Eric Garner (Staten Island, N.Y.), Ezell Ford (Los Angeles) and Michael Brown (Ferguson, Mo.). Each of these […]

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Rev Stewart Speaks!  Courage to the test!

Rev Stewart Speaks!  Courage to the test!

| August 7, 2014

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart Song writer Bishop Larry Trotter wrote the words: “It’s only a test you’re going through, it’s gonna be over real soon. Keep the faith; don’t give up, for it’s only a test!” The song entitled, “It’s Only A Test” has been the title of many sermons. The phrase is often […]

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One quarter of world’s adult population demonizes Jews

One quarter of world’s adult population demonizes Jews

| May 15, 2014

In a world that likes to think of itself as enlightened, isn’t interesting how many people would rather blame someone for their troubles rather than take responsibility for self? Jews have been accused of “running everything,” but as the elders taught, one has a choice to go along with something or not. Furthermore, we find […]

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I Was Racially Profiled in My Own Driveway – Doug Glanville – The Atlantic

I Was Racially Profiled in My Own Driveway – Doug Glanville – The Atlantic

| April 18, 2014

We’ve heard folks from “different” cultures say they’re tired of black folks being so easily offended. Well, if someone steps on your toe, of course it’s easy for someone on the sidelines to say, “I don’t get it. It doesn’t hurt me.” The nation has come a long way in some regards when talking about […]

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5 things to know about black culture now – CNN.com

| March 2, 2014

5 things to know about black culture now By Justin Simien, Special to CNN Michael B. Jordan is no longer an unknown, after his breakthrough performance in “Fruitvale Station,” and reports that he will star in the next “Fantastic Four.” But take a look at the up-and-comers you may not know, who are affecting black […]

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Stop brain pollution: Racism, stereotypes, prejudice

| February 28, 2014

When I take a stroll through my memories, I always seem to come to the first basketball game I ever went to. It was me and the rest of my girl scout troop jumping around new York City high off excitement and candy. We were going to see the New York Liberty Women’s basketball team.

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