The men in this video don’t fit the one-dimensional, negative stereotypes that people try to pin on them. Nobody does, but those stereotypes prevail.
What can we do about it?
Here’s a great start – a chance to listen to Black men speaking for themselves, rejecting the dehumanizing myths that surround them, and setting the record straight about who they really are.
The Editors at Everyday Feminism
Closed Captioning is available on the video.
To learn more about this topic, check out:
- 7 Lies We Need to Stop Telling About Young Black Men
- Violence Is Not a Culturally Specific Phenomenon: How Racist Stereotypes Damage Communities of Color