black children

Days after Forbes columnist Gene Marks wrote the highly controversial and viral “If I Were A Poor Black Kid” article, numerous pundits and opinion leaders from around the Web have weighed in. SEE ALSO: If Obama Loses, What Will He Do Next? Writer and Director of Digital for The Onion, Baratunde Thurston offered a satirical retort, underhandedly accusing […]

A study released by Yale University found that beverage companies are targeting Black and Latino youth in their sales campaigns for sodas, fruit drinks, energy drinks, and juices. See Also: Does Kim Kardashian Want To Be Elizabeth Taylor? See Also: Black Travel: Visit Nashville, Tennessee For Some Country “There is no doubt that children and […]

Oftentimes the news is not newsworthy. A lot of times it’s just entertainment. Sometimes the media will exploit children for ratings, whether it be for humor or sensationalism. In any case, these pieces often reinforce stereotypes. Here are five incidents where we believe the media has exploited Black children. 4. The Gun-Crazed Kid WBBM-TV in […]