Last weekend, an AP/Yahoo News poll found many whites have a negative
image of African-Americans in terms of violent behavior, even if they don't have
much day-to-day interaction with black people. The poll found that at least 40%
of all whites had at least one partly negative impression of black
The results suggested that a barrage of crime news from the black
community can influence opinions about African-Americans more than any other
source. The identity of minors in criminal cases is usually withheld, but these
two boys have been "outed" in the media because they are charged with adult
crimes and face adult penalties if convicted.
And when a white, female, liberal comedienne uses black men gang-raping a female vice-presidential candidate as humor and even the likes of Kane don't come out to condemn it, well, y'know, that probably doesn't help too much either.
Just another thing I just wouldn't understand, I guess.