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Black Stereotypes

The Cookie Conundrum: Is 'Empire' Wrong To Portray Blacks As Criminals?

The Daily Beast | Stereo Williams | Posted 03.12.2015 | Black Voices

Empire is over-the-top. It’s melodramatic. It can be laughably cheesy. And it’s one of the most watchable shows on TV. The exploits of Lucious...

This YouTube Sensation Is Not Your Average Black Stereotype

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 02.18.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

Issa Rae, the bright mind behind "The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl," has been lauded by the likes of Pharrell Williams and Lena Dunham for her ...

Now We're Mad?

Debbie Asrate | Posted 02.18.2015 | Black Voices
Debbie Asrate

The recent airing of Sorority Sisters on VH1 has many people really upset (a slight understatement). Social media lit up with emotional rants about crying and broken hearts, threats to snatch sorors up, calls for boycotts, tweets to brands... the list goes on. I get it. Kinda.

What, A Black Guy Can't Be A Sushi Chef?!

The Huffington Post | Andy McDonald | Posted 10.01.2014 | Comedy

Stereotypes would have you believe that sushi chefs should always be Asian, but that's simply not the case. They should, however, all wear pants. ...

Being White in Philly St. Patrick's Day Weekend

j.n. salters | Posted 05.18.2014 | Black Voices
j.n. salters

As I continued to make my way down the shit show covered in shamrocks, I asked myself, what if all these people outside were black?

Single Moms Club: Tyler Perry Still Has a Problem With (Black) Women

Olivia Cole | Posted 05.17.2014 | Black Voices
Olivia Cole

The only way a single mom can be happy, Perry tells us, is by ceasing to be a single mom.

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...

A Gift for White People Celebrating Black History Month (VIDEO)

Kerry Coddett | Posted 04.21.2014 | Black Voices
Kerry Coddett

We're halfway through Black History Month and people are already asking "Why isn't there a White History Month?" Well, that's because we celebrate white history all year long!

School Menu Includes Fried Chicken, Watermelon And Cornbread For Black History Month

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 02.07.2014 | Black Voices

A Black History Month cafeteria special of watermelon, fried chicken and cornbread proposed at an all-girls Catholic school has sparked outrage among ...

35 Books All Educators of African American and Latino Students Must Read

Quassan Castro | Posted 03.09.2014 | Black Voices
Quassan Castro

Reading a body of work that offers effective insights to educators has proven to greatly assist educators with strengthening their teaching practices....

Twelve Tips All Educators Must Know About Educating African American and Latino Students

Quassan Castro | Posted 03.05.2014 | Black Voices
Quassan Castro

If you do not understand the population of students you teach, your success in the classroom can be greatly minimized.

Meet Your First Black Girlfriend And All The Things You Shouldn't Say To Her

The Huffington Post | Sarah Barness | Posted 01.25.2014 | Black Voices

Meet NYC-based writer and comedian, Akilah Hughes. She is your first black girlfriend. Akilah has a few things to say in the ways of love, interracial...

How Stereotypes Help Black Boys But Hurt Black Girls In School

The Huffington Post | Danielle Cadet | Posted 10.30.2013 | Black Voices

Many studies have focused on young African-American boys and their experience in school. From gender biases in teacher grading that start as early as ...