Topic | media justice

Racing the Story

McBride protest

When Renisha McBride’s killer looked on his porch on Nov. 2, he saw a threat, not a victim. The middle aged white man wielding a shotgun looked at the 19-year-old, Black, unarmed McBride and shot and killed her at point-blank range. Would Theodore Wafer have shot McBride if she had been a 19-year-old white woman […]

Whitening the Media

Chris Hayes Speaks

I like MSNBC’s Up with Chris Hayes. It’s TV for thinkers, at least most of the time. But this past weekend, in a discussion about the collapse of truth in media, Hayes said something that almost had me throwing my coffee at the T.V. His comment was a response to a plea from good ol’ […]