Stereotypes

Lopaz has decided to spin the struggles that he has experienced after moving abroad into something that he hopes can be powerful.

A study finds that the stress of dealing with racism contributes to the academic achievement gap. Part of the solution is reinforcing positive racial identity.

The officer says he was given a poor performance review because his reports weren't adding up to support the idea that Black and Hispanic teens were the biggest perpetrators of hopping turnstiles.

During a pre-Thanksgiving segment on Fox & Friends, host Brian Kilmeade surprised his co-host Harris Faulkner when he asked her if she served Kool-Aid with her meals.

Despite some obvious stereotypical jokes at the expense of her Black character, actress Keke Palmer says she's not taking it personally.

Suited and Booted! Roland Martin spoke with high school student Hayden Hinton and counselor Tiffany Gholson about an inspiring video making the rounds on the Internet. Black male students at Illinois’ Central High School put together “Suit & Tie in the 217” to offer a counter-narrative for young black men. For Black History Month, they released a video […]

UPDATE 05-15-13 — 2:30 PM EST: After this Op-Ed was published, Uni-ball reached out to me and apologized. They have pulled the ad and claim to be “working to rectify” the situation. —————————————————————————————————- With pen-maker Uni-ball’s release of an ad featuring what amounts to a  racist white fantasy on Black manhood in America, they have […]

Many African-American students perform poorly on standardized tests because they fear incorrect answers will confirm negative stereotypes about their race, a study by the Journal of Blacks in Higher Education reported this week. A study of two groups of students indicated that those who were introduced to “Sterotype threat” prior to an exam, performed worse […]

The blog for the dating website OKCupid.com has come up with an actual list of stuff black people, white people, Asians and Latinos like. By combing through the profiles on OKCupid they were able to determine the most popular items and terms. So what were they?

If you are familiar with the many negative racial stereotypes attributed to African-American people in the American mainstream media, you may share my dissatisfaction with the characters Black people play on television and films.