Tag Archives: stereotypes

  • The Tatum Talks: Nick Cannon’s Whiteface Stunt is a Career-Ending Scheme

    Mar 25, 14 by Tanya Tatum 40 Comments

    *I hope Mariah’s money is as long as it appears.  Nick should too, because this brotha’s  stock will be on a steep decline after his latest publicity stunt.    Nick Cannon is out promoting his latest album, “White People Party Music,” which is set to hit stores on April 1.  It appears that his marketing […]

  • Liberal Host Mocks Tea Party…Using Black Stereotypes

    Nov 5, 13 by EURpublisher02 3 Comments

    *Liberal radio host Stephanie Miller apparently thought she was being humorous when she attempted to mock what she perceives to be racism among conservative opponents of President Barack Obama on Tuesday. Her method, however, consisted of suggesting that future black presidents will embrace “gangsta” stereotypes, reports Mediate.com. “When we look back in history not only […]

  • The Journal of Steffanie Rivers: Overcoming the Hate

    Sep 23, 13 by riversteff Leave a comment

    *A well-known pastor of a Texas mega church once said “when you hold on to your history you hold on at the expense of your destiny,” because most people are so busy being unhappy and unproductive they spend little to no time in the pursuit of happiness and life-changing productivity. And while I tend to agree […]

  • Dunkin’ Donuts Accused of Racism over its ‘Charcoal Donut’ Ad

    Aug 30, 13 by EURpublisher02 7 Comments

    *A leading human rights group has called on Dunkin’ Donuts to withdraw a “bizarre and racist” advertisement for chocolate donuts that shows a smiling woman in blackface makeup. The Dunkin’ Donuts franchise in Thailand launched a campaign earlier this month for its new “Charcoal Donut,” featuring an image reminiscent of 19th and early 20th century […]

  • Sheila Johnson, BET Co-Founder, Thinks Network is a ‘Squandered’ Opportunity

    Oct 15, 12 by Brittney M. Walker 13 Comments

    *Since the Johnson’s sold BET to the wolves, the network has taken on a new look, new theme, and a new direction. And neither side seems very happy about it. Sheila Johnson, co-founder of the black network, gave BET a piece of her mind before, and she did it again, recently. She was the speaker at the […]

  • Does Battling a Stereotype Wear You Out?

    Aug 4, 12 by EURpublisher03 1 Comment

    *As African Americans we fight stereotypes and deal with them on a daily basis. But black women deal with them in their own unique, exhausting way. In an article on Essence, writer Demetria Lucas talks about how tiring it could get battling stereotypes: Earlier this week, I stumbled across another thought-provoking article on Clutch that […]