via blavity.com According to the Washington Post, a recent Color of Change and Family Story study found that the news media has had a significant hand in negatively skewing the perceptions of black families. The study’s researchers reviewed over 800 local and national news pieces published or aired between January 2015 and December 2016, sampling major […]
We’ve been telling people this for years, that the media presents a skewed perception of Black Americans. Many of these perceptions in mainstream media are used as talking points by bigots, various racists, and the new Alt-Right. Studies have been showing that almost none of the stereotypes and statistics presented in popular media, of drug use, absentee fathers, and extreme poverty, are true.