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Black Men Stereotypes

The Positive Numbers About Young Black Men

The Boston Globe | Derrick Z. Jackson | Posted 02.25.2015 | Black Voices

Earlier this month, an attention-grabbing 30-second video, released by the Mystic Valley Area Branch of the NAACP and featuring Medford High School st...

Documentary Explores Why So Many People Are Afraid Of Black Men

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 03.14.2014 | Black Voices

Tragedies like the deaths of Trayvon Martin, Oscar Grant and Jordan Davis -- and the public outcries that have followed each one -- are proof that tha...

Images of Black Males in Popular Media

Darron T. Smith, Ph.D. | Posted 05.14.2013 | Black Voices
Darron T. Smith, Ph.D.

Negative representations of black males are readily visible and conveyed to the public through the news, film, music videos, reality television and other forms of media. These stereotypical, one-dimensional characters negate the broader and deeper experience of black life.