Top Trends in Nonprofit Marketing, Social Media & More—An Interview with Kivi Leroux Miller #socialmedia #nonprofits http://ow.ly/wsaqx
Over the weekend, I took my daughter to an exhibit on segregation. I observed her. I observed her emotions and she had so many questions and I’m still searching for answers…. I wanted her to touch and see the way of life for many of our parents and grandparents. Some of us may have even experienced it ourselves..
Then, there’s a different type of conversation one must have with our black children.. The robes and signs may not be visible but the tension can still be felt. Therefore, the fight must continue.
Fox News celebrated Black History Month with five-second clips highlighting the achievements of African-Americans. However, as Media Matters excellently points out, “Let’s take a look at how at how Fox News covers issues that affect African-Americans throughout the rest of the year.”
The video shows the network typically frames discussions about African-Americans and blackness around criminality, cultural degeneracy and racial inferiority, painting a very broad, disrespectful and stereotypical image of a diverse group that has made great contributions to American society.