When mainstream media paints a picture of black fatherhood, the image is usually marred by racialized prejudices and stereotypes about black manhood in general.
Updated Monday, June 6, 1:15 p.m.: Prosecuting Attorney Joseph Deters has decided that there will be no charges filed against the parents of a boy who fell into the Cincinnati Zoo’s gorilla habitat, according to ABC News.
The parents of the 4-year-old boy who fell 15 feet into a gorilla-exhibit moat at the Cincinnati Zoo on Saturday, resulting in the death of the 17-year-old silverback gorilla Harambe, are now the subject of intense scrutiny on social and online media.
It's my fault, really. "Don't read the comments" (except for at VSB) is pretty much the only way to read articles on mass news sites on-line. Racists and trolls dwell in comments sections when they're not testing glaze at Krispy Kreme.