Social activist tell CNN: ‘Whiteness gets nuance in the media and blackness doesn’t’


The Raw Story has the article Watch this activist politely destroy CNN for racism: ‘Whiteness gets nuance and blackness doesn’t’. The focus is on the following video clip:

One feature of The Raw Story article is that it provides a transcript of the interview. With my aging hearing, there are always a few words that I miss when I watch the video. For instance, I didn’t quite get the last few words in the excerpt below

McKesson slammed the media for what he called “a constant pathologizing of black bodies,” which gave the impression that “when black people assemble, it’s always criminal.”

The last few words are kind of important to the message.

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