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Racial characterizations in media: no joking matter

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I choose this video because it shows how African American athletes are talked about in the media. A couple of years ago Don Imus called the Rutgers women basketball team a bunch of “nappy headed hoes”. I find it very disturbing that something like this would be said on national television.

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Written by dorvell227

December 9, 2009 at 2:59 am

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