Media Urged to Change Portrayal of Blacks

Michael A. Fuoco, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, November 2, 2011

Mainstream media in Pittsburgh must broaden their coverage of black men and youths from a disproportionate diet of crime and sports stories, a summit of scholars, experts and news media executives concluded during a daylong, invitation-only summit Tuesday sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh Public Affairs Office.

Those attending the summit, titled “Evolving the Image of the African American Male in American Media,” at the University Club recommended that news executives be held more accountable for the content they publish or broadcast and African-American youth should seize control the narrative of their lives by utilizing film, radio and various online media to tell their own stories.

The group used as a jumping-off point for the discussions two studies commissioned by the Heinz Endowments that found a inordinate amount of Pittsburgh news coverage of African-American men and boys focused on crime.

“This is borderline journalism malpractice and we need to do something about it,” Paula Poindexter, a journalism professor at the University of Texas at Austin said during a panel discussion on “Imagery in the News.”

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The Meyer content analysis found that during three months last year, the largest block of news stories involving black men and youth were about crime–86 percent of the news broadcasts and 37 percent of the newspaper stories.

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The Pew report found that the most frequent topics for news broadcasts involving African-American men were sports (43 percent) and crime (30 percent). In the newspapers, crime led all topics involving black men at 43 percent.

Once crime stories were excluded, the content analysis found there were few other stories about black males.

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  • Anonymous

    “This is borderline journalism malpractice and we need to do something about it,” Paula Poindexter, a journalism professor.

    No, but what she has in mind is journalism malpractice. No longer is unpleasant news to be reported.

    But since the media is already not mentioning the race of black criminals, how can this panel be so sure that black crime is being reported?

  • Joseph

    Also during weather reports the media should never mention the temperature.

  • Blaak Obongo

    “…an inordinate amount of Pittsburgh news coverage of African-American men and boys focused on crime.”

    Er, that couldn’t possibly be because an inordinate percentage of “african-american” activity is crime, could it?

    “…scholars, experts and news media executives concluded during a daylong, invitation-only summit…”

    “…commissioned by the Heinz Endowments…”

    “…news executives be held more accountable for the content they publish or broadcast and African-American youth should seize control the narrative of their lives by utilizing film, radio and various online media to tell their own stories.”

    “Paula Poindexter, a journalism professor at the University of Texas…”

    Get the picture, folks? Just the usual hand-wringing conclave of liberal pseudo-intellectuals, looking in the mirror and congratulating each other on their profound Sensitivity.

    And now, back to the real world…

  • sbuffalonative

    The Meyer content analysis found that during three months last year, the largest block of news stories involving black men and youth were about crime—86 percent of the news broadcasts and 37 percent of the newspaper stories.

    Black crime is already under reported.

    They seem to want alternative portraits of black men. What are black men interested in other than sports, sex, drugs, and crime? How many human interest stories can reporters find that don’t involve black men playing sports and their dream of making it in the pros?

  • Duran Dahl

    I do not get this! Every prime-time show features black mayors, computer-hackers, astrophysicists, MD’s, attorneys and so forth. When the MSM does mention alleged black criminals on the news, most of the younger perps are “A students, talented athletes or aspiring hip-hop artists who would not hurt a fly.” The others are fathers of many, many children. I am confused.

    Seriously, do these system knuckleheads believe the nonsense they write, or do they take the five-dollar bill left on the dresser?

  • Anonymous

    Wow, I mean, WOW! If I were a black person I would be in LOVE with the media. The media is by far the best friend black people ever had.

    If a black person is a victim then the crime is TheWorstThingThatEverHappenedSinceHitler.

    If a black person is the perpetrator then the crime was committed by youths, teens, or a gang. No race given.

    The media is almost an accomplice when it comes to black criminality.

  • MAJ

    That’s like telling the people who give the weather forecasts on TV that they spend too much time talking about rain. Rain is gloomy and makes most people feel bad.

    So, from now on, it’s always sunny.

    Except you’ll be even more surprised when you get wet.

  • john

    I have to agree with this commentary. We should have more stories about black Nobel Prize winners, black aerospace engineers, great black mathematicians, black philanthropists, black neuro-surgeons, black architects, etc. I mean, there simply must be some…

  • Watcher

    No coverage of blacks? What about our First Family?

  • Bill R

    Once news stories black out anything about black crime, there is nothing to report, the article says. Makes sense to me. The only thing blacks are able to achieve on a regular basis is bad behavior. When bad behavior reaches a certain level, it’s criminal. For crying out loud, the media is ALREADY blacking out mention of who is doing the crime, down to not even mentioning a name since the name itself gives away what race the criminal is. Do they think they are fooling anybody? Almost always if you wait long enough, you can see the race AND the name clear as day when the news covers the arraignment of the criminal. Nine times out of ten it’s a black. Or, lately, a hispanic.

    Please tell me, how many shootings occurred on Halloween night prior to our unleashing the black plague on our cities in the 1960’s? Put another way, how many gatherings of large numbers of blacks, for any reason or any celebration do NOT result in one or more shootings? EVERY publicized black festival of any sort has resulted in deaths and shots fired. When we hear one is to occur, we know with almost a certainty that we will later see violence occurred at the event. Blacks are the bane of civilization.

  • Anonymous

    I don’t see a lot of positive stories about straight, white males either these days.

    All the positive images come from being gay, female, ‘progressive,’ ‘diverse’ or eccentric.

    Regular American white males, the kind that built this country and ran it up until about 20 years ago, are almost always presented as buffoons, racists, homophobic, anti-female, well-meaning but clueless, crooks or nerds.

  • Dutchman

    ” African-American youth should seize control the narrative of their lives by utilizing film, radio and various online media to tell their own stories.”

    The African American youth already do this. It’s called World Star Hip Hop and there you can see blacks gleefully engaging in typical narrative-controlling behavior like punching out elderly Whites and Asians and other acts of African courage.

  • White Guy In Japan

    “Once crime stories were excluded, the content analysis found there were few other stories about black males.”

    If you don’t like reality, just make up stuff. I sure they can write some great stories about how Black people saved the world and White people would not have music if it weren’t for the wonderful contributions of…meh…forget it.

  • Anonymous

    The group used two studies commissioned by the Heinz Endowments. Heinz is owned in part by John Kerry. Time to use some other brand of Ketchup..

  • Anonymous

    Just the opposite. In movies and shows they usually make the story about a white killer or criminal and the police detective and judge are usually black in the show. And when they do portray white officers, they usually make him out to be an incompetent, racist fool.

    I think I read somewhere that whites are 100 times more likely to be portrayed as the criminal in fictional movies than blacks. But in real news stories, black criminals were so prevalent that the news reporters now deliberately omit the race.

  • Anonymous

    TV commercials are as anti-White as you can get. Almost every white guy is portrayed as a bumbling buffoon. It has gotten so bad that I make note of the commercial and will not buy the product they are selling.

  • Seek

    Blacks are routinely depicted by mass media in negative fashion? What’s our friend Paula Poindexter been smoking?

    Newspaper accounts of crime couldn’t be more brazenly pro-black. If a perp is black and the victim is white, the reporter, on orders from the editor, will downplay race (if not ignore it outright), except when unavoidable. Reverse the situation, especially in a high-profile case, and I guarantee a spate of four-part series bearing some socko hand-wringing title like “Racism in America: Has Anything Really Changed?” Reality bites.

  • Anonymous

    This is just more excuses for the gimme gimme crowd. They take and take and take It will NEVER be enough, maybe when they have my house, my white wife, knocked up my white daughter and have my job. If anything they are over represented in all forms of media. Rap music is played every where, ghetto style is all the rage, even my local newscasters use “a shout out to” or “give him some props”. The ONLY real shows about blacks are Cops, The First 48 and Bait Car, all the rest is just social engineering to lift a race who just can’t do it on their own.

  • Anonymous

    “I have to agree with this commentary. We should have more stories about black Nobel Prize winners, black aerospace engineers, great black mathematicians, black philanthropists, black neuro-surgeons, black architects, etc. I mean, there simply must be some”

    Oh but you can see those stories. They are occurring more and more in fictional movies. It is usually some Black super doctor or doctor of Physics. In real life I have never even heard of a Black with a Phd in Computer science? Am I wrong, is there anyone out there that has?

    My experience in the field has led to one conclusion the only two groups in the entire world with truly creative and original programing are Jews and White Gentiles. Period. Every Black in even my beginning computer science classes either flunked or dropped. Computer science is pure logic something Blacks are unable to fathom. Crime on the other hand seems to come natural to them.

  • olewhitelady

    The little WV city that I live near has a Gannett newspaper that, years ago, announced it would have something about blacks in every issue. At that time, the black population was about 4%, and now it’s around 7% in town (and less in the surrounding area). Of course, there’s always something about blacks in sports and occasionally crime, since the rate of criminal activity isn’t that high. But in almost every issue there will be a photo of at least one black in some other venue. It looks as if the news photog looks for a black in a group of mostly whites and then gets a shot, which the editor places in the paper. Once, there was a picture of the audience at a country music festival–and guess what. There was a close shot of one scowlin’ sista! I don’t know if she was there for a school assignment, was a plant, or what. It’s no wonder that some Americans believe blacks make up a third or more of the nation’s population.

  • Anonymous

    “This is borderline journalism malpractice and we need to do something about it,” Paula Poindexter, a journalism professor at the University of Texas at Austin said during a panel discussion on “Imagery in the News.”

    I think we may be witnessing a historical first here: If I’m not mistaken, Paula may be the first Poindexter ever not to be smart.

    Seriously, though, what is exactly is the media of (mostly-white) Pittsburgh supposed to do about this? Rebroadcast the nightly news from (mostly-black) Philadelphia instead? Do they want to turn Pittsburgh into Philly? Why on earth would anyone want to do that?

  • Rick

    Again we observe the little bubble world that liberal elites live in. It certainly cannot be a fact that a majority of crime in big cities is committed by black men. We have just focused too much on one particular group, who have been victimized by the insidiously evil white majority for too long. We must change the narrative that society sees. We must fabricate another reality, which of course is false, but one that turns truth into lies, and lies into truth—the truth as WE see it. The dumb masses will accept our lies as they always have. The multicultural/diversity lie has worked perfectly and this will too. We will have them believing that blacks are superior in every conceivable way and we will get them to loathe themselves even more for ever daring to portray blacks in such a despicable light. The Truth is what WE say it is!

  • WR the elder

    The newspaper USA Today had a policy that every day a black person had to be featured on the front page in a positive light. The result was an awful lot of sports news getting on the front page. There really isn’t a lot of positive news to print about black males these days beyond their basketball scores.

    Of course in the never never land of television dramas the cops, doctors, and heads of national laboratories are all black. The criminals are always white men.

  • Charles The Hammer

    “This is borderline journalism malpractice and we need to do something about it”

    ——————————————————————————————————

    And what would that “something” be? Hide it? Deny it? Lie about it? This proposed misinformation campaign of covering up reality is worthy of the old Soviet regime and it propaganda machine. These crypto totalitarians are going for total control, they now want to control reality by manipulating the news. We really need to look out for our 1st and 2nd amendments.

  • Who In Their White Mind?

    More jealousy from the no-brainstream media. It sounds like that old adage, if you don’t have something good to say (about blacks) lie and tell everyone some fairy tales. You got to love the left. I honestly wish that there were more positive stories about blacks. With my own eyes, I wish I could see it. I’m not kidding, as a person and one who used to give people the benefit of the doubt, I’d love to tell you that the Cleveland Plain Dealer covered crime as it occurs. Actually it’s a black-leaning paper so it just might underrepresent actual black crime statistics. I just go by what my eyes tell me. And my instinct. I’m guessing that Whites are overrepresented as corporate criminals, child molesters, meth dealers, kidnappers, vandals, etc… But I don’t have a problem with the media reporting actual criminals. That’s the point. Most of us with common sense and a moderate IQ want the truth. Those with the same attributes who want anything away from that have their own insidious and sinister agenda, and are probably harboring low IQers to do their dirty work for them. Sound crazy? One time we thought the civil rights movement would bring about equal rights for blacks, not make them bulletproof from any criticism, no matter how trivial they might be.

  • Anonymous

    Duran Dahl wrote at 6:00 PM on November 2:

    Seriously, do these system knuckleheads believe the nonsense they write

    —-

    Of course not. But they count on YOU believing it.

    They are in control of a greater power than any pope or king ever dreamed of.

    They know that YOU believe everything you see on TV.

    And they want to destroy your kind.

    Now, wake up.

  • BO_Bill

    Is it journalistic malpractice to fail to note that a journalist alleging journalistic malpractice is in fact a journalist that might have some ethnocentric bias, which, I think just might be malpractice?

    Meet Professor Poindexter:

    http://journalism.utexas.edu/faculty/paula-poindexter

    Ms. Poindexter is a scholar of, hold on for this one, diversity. The out-of-state tuition for the University of Texas-Austin is around $34,000/year.

  • Jeddermann.

    “a [an] inordinate amount of Pittsburgh news coverage of African-American men and boys focused on crime.”

    OH, and how could this be? And why is this? This is just so inexplicable to me! I am so surprised!

    “black Nobel Prize winners, black aerospace engineers, great black mathematicians, black philanthropists, black neuro-surgeons, black architects”

    Right, there must be some! Right, some?

  • Harumphty Dumpty

    Blacks demanding their “rights” and trampling our rights have been the shock troops used by anti-Whites to bewilder and demoralize Whites, and leave us too dazed to fight the main army that the anti-Whites are wielding against us in their program of White Genocide, the non-White flood that is spread into every part of every white society and which is intended to interbreed us out of existence.

    No one is demanding that Japan flood itself with non-Japanese.

    No one is demanding that China flood itself with non-Chinese.

    But if you object to the flooding of white countries with non-whites, you are a naziwhowantstokillsixmillionjews.

    The people carrying out this program of White Genocide call themselves anti-racists.

    What they are is anti-White.

    Anti-racist is a code word for anti-White

  • Anonymous

    The Nova show on PBS tonight has a nerdy black astrophysicist prominantly displayed in the promo. I felt bad for my thought crime when I said aloud, “token!”

  • Anonymous

    “This is borderline journalism malpractice and we need to do something about it,” Paula Poindexter, a journalism professor at the University of Texas at Austin said during a panel discussion on “Imagery in the News.”

    ____________

    No, journalistic malpractice is having a Zulu rapist/murderer on the loose and refusing to give up his race, which would help in his capture.

  • Queequeg

    There’s been a spate of violent armed robberies here in Columbus, Ohio lately. All have occurred in the area just east of Ohio State University campus. The location is a dead giveaway as to who is committing these crimes. College students are easy marks for these predators.

    One of the local affiliates of the MSM reported that the police said descriptions of the perps were “sketchy”. Apparently, unbeknownst to them, another rival news show had already described the thieves as male blacks. The contortions that the news media go through to hide the truth would be laughable if they weren’t so vile in intent.

  • Anonymous

    black female caught stealing beats white female coworker to death after being caught. over 300 seperate wounds. typical.just SO completely typical of blacks. link below.

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/jury-begins-deliberations-in-maryland-yoga-shop-killing/2011/11/02/gIQAahzZgM_story.html

  • sbpdl seems pretty good

    White Humanity loses again. Whitey Fail!

    We have lost the never to demand that black complainers first take their efforts into “troubled and vulnerable” communities and start another Stop the Violence campaign that might have a chance of working.

    They tell us how we are supposed to portray them. We tell them, “yes, massa, we sho does thank youse dat youse all ‘up ‘en he’ah and tole us hows to do it de way youse tells us to.”

    We never make counter demands. We never negotiate. Whitey Fail! We don’t deserve anything but suffering, misery, and whatever voodoo torture the blacks give us.

    We don’t want life, liberty, and happiness, so we don’t deserve it.

    But Atlanta CBS TV was pretty good tonight. The angry looking black reporter, one of the many who talks very articulate so you won’t be scared of them, actually did a story about our afro mayor’s brother driving a city car on a five year old suspended license. Showed the police video of the Whitey cop pulling him over, talking to him, then the black zone commander shows up, tells Whitey cop to back off, gives the suspended license back to the black mayor’s brothers, and everybody drives off all happy up ‘en he’ah.

    http://goo.gl/2EEuk

    God, Atlanta is a sick pool of Africanism. At least they serve their purpose of confirming and justifying all our racist stereotypes that we cherish and nurture like that good ole time religion.

    “Prejudice renders a man’s virtue his habit, not a series of unconnected acts. Through just prejudice, a man’s duty becomes a part of his nature.” Edmund Burke

    “These amiable children of cannibals give us hideous slums and eternal apprehension for the future.” Donald Davidson

  • Andromeda

    I lived in Pgh for 10 years. I graduated from the University of Pittsburgh, main campus. They had better never call me up asking for money.

  • Dreams of days gone by

    I mentioned this several months ago on another story at Amren about the cable television show “The First 48” on A&E and follows real homocide detectives thru the initial 48 hours after a murder has taken place.

    I remarked that after 3-4 years of tuning in only twice has the killer been a White man, maybe a handful are black/latino on white, some are latino on latino and that the majority of all programming are black on black.

    Also noted is how no matter how worthless the victim was while alive they try to turn him into the epitome of American male.

    For instance:

    “17 year old Tyrone was loved by his family, he was the father of 4 with 1 on the way and an aspiring hiphop artist who loved hanging out with his friends.”

    I know I don’t need to translate this to Amrenners or even to a society that believes what they see and not what they are told to believe but the fact remains that no matter how much you polish copper it will never gleam like it is gold, you can tell everyone it is and you will fool some for a while but even the most gullible will eventually come to the conclusion it’s still copper.

  • Anonymous

    Law & Order had a formula for rewriting the race the perpetrators notorious black, and hispanic crimes. They would pick up a black or hispanic suspect early in the show, exonerate them, and then change the race of the perpetrators to whites.

    The majority of the news media already censor black crime stories, and we only see a tiny fraction of the crimes committed where they do include a photo, mention the name, or identify the perpetrators of the crimes as black, or hispanic.

    If they need more stories about blacks in a positive light, blacks need to start doing more things that put them in a positive light to generate them. For nearly every societal ill blacks represent a disproportionate number of problem makers compared to their overall numbers in society. It doesn’t matter if we are talking about HS graduation rates, STD transmissions, criminality, gangs, or the never ending minority complaint about something story.

    There are only so many black athletes you can feature before it becomes ridiculous. One story that still stings in my memory is that of Tiger Woods finishing near the bottom of the pack in some gold tournament. The story featured a huge picture of Tiger woods, but no picture of the person who actually won the tournament.

  • Kenelm Digby

    I remember a time when westrners used to sneer at TASS and Pravda.

  • Roger Lee

    Funny thing: Most of the judges you see in TV shows are black.

    Someone must be trying to polish the image of blacks.

    Television and movies always give a distorted impression of the race situation in America. Judging from TV and movies, most judges must be black, and the black population of Chicago must be very small. In reality we know it is just the opposite.

  • White Devil

    That’s what we need, more ‘happy talk’ from sources we already don’t trust. Next we’ll see a white paper on the reliability of the American Alcoholic. Oh! and the intellectual superiority of the OWS members! Maybe a monograph on the maturity and self control of minority 1-3yr olds.

  • Anonymous

    If they told the truth it would be a million times worse.

  • Charles B. Tiffany

    How about covering the black youth who attend MIT and how their hommies at the quad react to them acing exams and inventing ways to beat black jack and world wide hunger. How about stories of how black teens in urban settings co-operate with authorities to make their hood safer by turning in perps and thugs. How about stories of black babies born IN wed lock all 25% of them.

    Charles B. Tiffany

    Kissimmee, Florida

  • John Engelman

    Affluent white liberals may really believe that news stories featuring black criminals are unrepresentative. The great majority of these affluent white liberals have never been victims of serious crimes. The only blacks they come in contact with are exceptional, or they occupy subordinate positions without resentment.

  • John Engelman

    At the bottom of the news story about “journalism malpractice,” I clicked on another news story, and found this:

    A woman on the Allegheny County Most Wanted List for violating probation on a robbery conviction was apprehended Tuesday night while playing video gambling games at Rivers Casino.

    Nakia Victoria Goodwine, 36, of Beltzhoover was playing the games with several acquaintances at the North Shore casino when someone recognized her from the Most Wanted List and called the Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office, according to Lt. Jack Kearney of the sheriff’s office…

    Ms. Goodwine was wanted for breaking the terms of her probation. She had pleaded guilty to charges of robbery and criminal conspiracy stemming from an incident in 2005. At least one person was seriously injured during the robbery.

    http://goo.gl/ubs02

    In case anyone wondered what race a woman with a name like “Nikia” might be, a photograph of her was included.

  • Shawn (the female)

    I get this mental flash: after being given the new directive of portraying positive images of blacks instead of the usual repetitive mayhem, these news executives addressing a large group of blacks, pleading, as a director would his actor, “Hey, come on, guys, you gotta give me something to work with here!!”

  • La Santa Hermandad

    “…news executives be held more accountable for the content they publish or broadcast and African-American youth should seize control the narrative of their lives by utilizing film, radio and various online media to tell their own stories.”

    Where have these people been? Haven’t they seen the cell phone videos taken by the Somali “youths”/ “youngsters”/ “young people”/” teenagers” in the Twin Cities as they went around punching out unsuspecting White people? Did they miss the Flash Mob attacks recorded by the Flash Mobs themselves?

    DId anyone see last nights episode of Law & Order SVU? They actually showed a Black guy raping a young White coed . I thought that finally there would be some realism. SIlly me! They finally uncovered the fact that the girl was a little slut who the night before the rape, brought home another Black male from a bar where she had picked him up and had sex with him. So the male who raped her skated because he had a sharp attorney (Black of course).

    Maybe that’s a start.

  • on the lam from the Thought Police

    There should not be any taboos against telling the truth.

    For too long whites have been afraid to express in public what we know, and how we feel about this race, which is clearly less evolved than we are. They are less evolved because fewer generations separate them from a paleolithic existence than separate us.

    Black crime is not caused by white racism. White racism is caused by black crime. White racism is reinforced generation after generation everywhere blacks live, just as it always has been throughout history.

    Until it becomes safe once again to say what we all know to be true, I shall remain on the lam from the Thought Police.

  • Detroit WASP

    What are they going to do about all the security vids on YouTube?

  • rjp
  • prohibit_same_race_marriage

    29 — Harumphty Dumpty wrote at 10:07 PM on November 2:

    Blacks demanding their “rights” and trampling our rights have been the shock troops used by anti-Whites to bewilder and demoralize Whites, and leave us too dazed to fight the main army that the anti-Whites are wielding against us in their program of White Genocide, the non-White flood that is spread into every part of every white society and which is intended to interbreed us out of existence.

    If we interbreed ourselves out of existence, I think we whites ourselves will have to bear some of the blame for that, at least as long as we have free choice and laws aren’t passed against same-race marriages. (And btw, anyone who thinks such laws aren’t a possibility sometime in the future is mistaken. At the beginning of the “civil rights” movement, if a white person had suggested that that movement would arrive at its present state of absurdity, with preferences for blacks over whites in hiring, promotions, university admissions, scholarships, contracts, etc., they would have been regarded as a racist nut. Or to use your phrase, a naziwhowantstokillsixmillionjews).

    I do agree entirely with the statement you post at the end of your comments,

    Anti-racist is a code word for anti-White

  • Anonymous

    No doubt black men are overrepresented in crime stories in the news and underrepresented elsewhere. When it comes to race issues and race angles, however, these stories are covered by the media. When it comes to white issues, or whites as victims, these issues aren’t underrepresented. . . these issues get 0, 0.0% coverage in the news.

  • Deirdre

    Insane. Absolutely insane.

  • Tim Mc Hugh

    “Most of the judges you see in TV shows are Black. Someone must be trying to polish the image of Blacks.” -Roger Lee I have noticed this as well. I also see nearly ALL the child abuse counslers or Child Protective Servies employees etc. portrayed on TV are Black as well. But I believe there is a more subliminal sinister reason for this. It is inculcating the message that Whites are no longer in control of Government agencies and hence their own children or their own lives…

  • Anonymous

    #10

    Do they think they are fooling anybody?

    I don’t know where you live, but I only meet and know people who obviously have been fooled. So,

    Do they think they are fooling anybody? They obviously do, and it works.

  • margaret

    The American Association of Journalists banned the description of black criminals as black in their 1964 guidelines.

    They have not described black criminals as black since them. Male, 6ft, 250, jeans, red baseball cap, short hair, black and white high top nikes, light gray sweatshirt with Chicago Bulls team logo. The papers give a detailed description but never mention the complexion or even hair or eye color lest it be deemed racist.

    The only time the newspapers ever show the race of the black criminals is if they are caught. Then we are treated to the sob story; 300 pd mother on life long welfare, baby mamma and a child or 2 also on welfare, interview with jackleg preacher about how he went on a church outing when he was 8, and of course “on the verge of turning his life around, thinking of getting his GED blah blah blah”

    It is a template on the hard drive of every newspaper computer. Just fill in the names and get photos.

  • really white

    Ooooooh, somebody is mad at everyone…

    “I have been denied a promotion. I have not received adequate pay increases. I have not been allowed to participate in professional and leadership opportunities. I believe I have been discriminated against because of my race, black, in violation of Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended.”…Paula Poindexter. Hey Paula making a living off of trashing whitey is going to get a lot harder in the very near future.

  • Anonymoose

    I thought there were a lot of positive images of black men. You can start with wall-to-wall Tony Dungy, constant “feel good” stories and films about young men who made it out of the ghetto and into the mainstream. Yes, you should feel good about these successes. But daily news coverage is mostly about the bad news. If you don’t want it printed, posted or on the air, don’t let it happen.

  • Anonymous

    Almost all foundations and endowments are controlled by left-wing politically correct anti-racists. This one is controlled by Teresa Heinz, the very liberal widow of Senator Heinz. He was a moderate Republican from Pennsylvania. She married the very liberal, incompetent Senator John Kerry. I think black groups have forced Pittsburgh television stations to censor the crime stories there.

  • Harumphty Dumpty

    50 — prohibit_same_race_marriage:

    “If we interbreed ourselves out of existence, I think we whites ourselves will have to bear some of the blame for that, at least as long as we have free choice and laws aren’t passed against same-race marriages.”

    A basic fact of evolution is that separation is what creates diversity, separation is what maintains diversity, and ending separation is what destroys diversity. Subpecies of humans are as subject to that fact as any other lifeform.

    How many families with children of mixed race do you already know? They are every year more frequent.*

    We’re set on the same course as the indigenous peoples who formerly populated Mexico: extinction due to interbreeding with the flood of non-indigenous people that entered their lands, which produced the mixed mestizo race that populates Mexico today.

    Nobody is saying that Africa needs diversity.

    Nobody is saying that Asia needs diversity.

    They are already 100% diverse.

    People are only telling white children in white countries that they need diversity.

    White Countries will be 100% diverse when there are no white people left.

    Diversity is a code-word for white genocide.

    The “People [who] are only telling white children in white countries that they need diversity” tell us that they are anti-racist. What they are is anti-White. Their program is White Genocide.

    Anti-racist is a code word for anti-White

    *”Black-White Kids Surge in South Where Mixed Unions Once Banned”

    http://goo.gl/grfE4

  • Anonymous

    Re 15/ 17

    (1)If several persons were to capture on hidden audio/video recordings their random “street” interactions with Blacks and randomly select snippets from such footage

    (2) and then COMPARE it

    to what several persons would capture this way from merely recording popular tee-vee shows having appreciable Black presence in them

    (3)The contrast beween “street” samplings and tee vee samplings would nicely demonstrate the profound delu-sphere engulfing most

    Americans. We have insinuated into American mass consciousness

    a contrived–contrived Black populace.

  • William Hendershot

    Pittsburgh has been reported as the most liveable American city, and not coincidentally a mostly white city. The media seems to have a hidden agenda here, to destroy this white enclave. Once Pittsburgh becomes majority black the residents will learn about the lies they were told.

  • Anonymous

    I recall that Fox news used to report a handful of stories on black crime, and black on white crime. Lately, I haven’t seen any such reports. It is mostly mundane political commentary. I can imagine that the liberal thought police must have infiltrated and stopped even Fox from reporting the truth.

  • margaret

    “They actually showed a Black guy raping a young White coed . I thought that finally there would be some realism. SIlly me! They finally uncovered the fact that the girl was a little slut who the night before the rape, brought home another Black male from a bar where she had picked him up and had sex with him. So the male who raped her skated because he had a sharp attorney (Black of course).”

    Sounds like they are bringing back the “To Kill a Mockingbird Defense.” We’ll know for sure when the black rapist’s defense attorney is a lovely White woman who just passed the Bar 2 weeks ago, is unemployed, and runs her indigent legal aid practice out of her parent’s 4 million dollar home.

    How she will castigate the White trash sales clerk who claims a noble and honorable black man raped her. Does Sydney Poitier have any grandsons able to play the falsely accused black saint yet?

    A thousand and one reasons I detest liberals.

  • Anonymous

    “I also see nearly ALL the child abuse counslers or Child Protective Servies employees etc. portrayed on TV are Black as well. But I believe there is a more subliminal sinister reason for this. It is inculcating the message that Whites are no longer in control of Government agencies and hence their own children or their own lives… Tim McHugh

    In reality, almost all CPS social workers and most government employees are black. They are in control, just as nazi and communist party members overwhelmed the civil service after the revolutions.

  • Detroit WASP

    Isn’t portraying blacks in a positive light the main/only focus of black publications? If “white publications” start doing this as well, who is going to actually tell the truth?

    The good Dr. Poindexter….no surprise to me.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W0K2Di8gLOc

    Wonder which one was white, her mother or her father?

  • Anonymous

    #6: Liberal “Reporters” will continue on covering for blacks and browns, until they are the ones getting their brains beaten out.

    Suddenly, things will change.