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The editor of the Kansas City Star apologizes for poor coverage of Black news

The editor and president of the 140-year-old Kansas City (MO) newspaper, Mike Fannin, issued an apology: “For 140 years, it has been one of the most influential forces in shaping Kansas City and the region. And yet for much of…

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Black girls fight media images

Lewis Duiguid cites a recent study [Muhammad, G. E. & McArthur, S. A. (2015). “Styled by their perceptions”: Adolescent girls’ interpretations of Black girlhood in the media. Multicultural Perspectives, 17(3), 1-8.] that “shows how stereotypical media images affect black girls’ sense of themselves…

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