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White Conservative Ben Ferguson: Rappers Profit Off of the N-Word

White Conservative Ben Ferguson: Rappers Profit Off of the N-Word

by Qimmah Saafir on March 17 2015, 2:38PM

During a Don Lemon panel discussion, Ferguson, a conservative radio host, tells Trinidad James he’s only on the show because he uses the n-word in his music.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Media Analysis

How Well Does News Media Cover Race? [Report]

How Well Does News Media Cover Race? [Report]

by Dominique Apollon on January 22 2014, 11:23AM

In a new report, Colorlines’ publisher, Race Forward, analyzes nearly 1,200 articles and television transcripts to see how the mainstream media deals with racism and offers solutions to flawed media coverage.

Topics: Media Analysis, /NOW, Race Forward