This video is really interesting. Bayete Ross Smith gives personal stories about how people have used stereotypes and assumed he is a bad guy, based on how media portrays Black men. These stereotypes in media are really really harmful and producers need to stop misrepresenting and stereotyping different races because it only perpetuates people’s beliefs about them.

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  1. kristenhong says:

    Often time media manipulates stories and may take advantage of stereotypes. However, we can also use media to advocate for social change. Through various campaigns such as the microaggression blog and Barbie Liberation Organization people are utilizing social media in positive ways.

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