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I can’t watch Fox News without twitching… O’Reilly rejects the idea of white privilege and states "American children must learn, not only academics, but also right from wrong, as well as how to speak and act respectfully. If African American children do not know those things, they will likely fail as adults. They will be poor, they will be angry, they will be looking to blame someone else." Completely denying the societal implications which influence poverty, and connotating an entire race of people as poor, unemployed, and “broken” demonstrates a stereotypical view of African Americans. He fails to mention the institutional reasons for unemployment or the dropout rate, failing to acknowledge WHY lower income people have financial burden or are “less likely to succeed”, or realize that the socialization of poverty may influence the norms and behaviors of poor people. Basically the message I get from this video is it’s not white people’s fault, they don’t any have special privileges, black people are just uneducated and rude that’s why they have more unemployment and higher drop out rates. …This sounds like 1950’s logic x__x


Fox spent much of its VMA coverage questioning Beyonce’s ability to promote feminism while being "extremely sexual."  

Megyn Kelly labeled Beyonce’s message and lyrics as “skanky,” while a article claimed the singer “seemed to ensure her behind was the focus on each song, all the while educating young viewers about feminism.”

On The Five, Fox hosts suggested “she’s auditioning for a future husband,” and Greg Gutfeld announced that ”the greatest thing about pop culture is convincing women that acting like strippers is empowering.” 

What Fox failed to recognize is that expressing sexuality does not automatically remove a woman’s right to discuss equality. Instead, the network righteously slut-shamed Beyonce and used her performance as basis to attack feminism as a whole. In reality, such policing of women’s sexuality has harmed progress toward equality. The very same mindset has been used to dismiss women’s need to access contraception, and blame rape survivors for their own assaults. 

If anyone is going to be shamed, it should be Fox and its irresponsible coverage of women’s issues. 

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