We must urge our media to convey agency to black men and boys themselves, not just to reinforce negative stereotypes. We all lose if we are told only about the disparities and not the achievements and successes of Black men and boys.
About Alexis McGill Johnson
Alexis McGill Johnson is a political strategist, writer, and organizer. She is the Director of the American Values Institute — a consortium of researchers, educators, and social justice advocates whose work analyzes the role of bias and racial anxiety in our society.