stereotypes

BBC Wants to Know If Black People Really Do Like Fried Chicken?

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BBC News Beat got a lesson in stereotypes on Twitter when it asked all black people really like fried chicken. Apparently this question goes far beyond the United States, and is also a stereotype with Black British people. We're talking about being black and British...

Kevin Hart Says His Movies Aren’t Stereotypical

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Kevin Hart took to Twitter to defend his movies, after a person tweeted him and accused them of being stereotypical. “When are black celebs like @KevinHart4real & @MarlonWayans gonna stop doing stereotypical movies?” @tashyonlaneigh asked.  Hart then responded in a barrage of tweets, defending his ‘art’. From...

Watch: Interracial Couples Get Real About Stereotypes

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Complex recently posted a video featuring a diverse group of interracial couples discussing common stereotypes they’ve dealt with when they first started dating each other. But what it seemed to be filled with was a lot of jokes that fetishized each other’s race. “I like...

These ‘Mugshots’ Reverse the Stereotypes of Black Men

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EJ Brown is tackling stereotypes head on. The 25-year-old created a series of photos called The Mugshot Series to debunk stereotypes Black men face. In the series, Black men pose in mugshots but have on their graduation cap and gowns and holding placards with their degrees. Brown...

NY Post Writer Says Black-ish Perpetuates Racist Stereotypes

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New York Post writer Andrea Peyser has issues with Black-ish. Apparently Peyser thinks the show is perpetuates racist stereotypes. Something which shows like Seinfeld never did. In her article, Peyser totally agrees with comments Donald Trump made when the show premiered. “How is ABC Television...

“Empire” Can Redefine Black Media Stereotypes

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As you can probably tell from my last post on black television characters, I’m very invested in media representation. Television can make or break a character of color, depicting her in an inspiring light or writing her off as a basic, one-dimensional figment of the...