Tag: Black Youth

Black Youth Exposed to Junk Food Ads at Greater Rates, Study Says

By Sheryl Estrada Television ads promoting high-calorie fast food, sugary snacks and beverages are targeted toward Black adolescents more than any other demographic, according to a new study. The study, which is the first comprehensive examination of television-viewing patterns and related exposure to food and beverage ads by age group,…

Cop Resigns After Video Shows Brutal Treatment of Black Teen

Update (10:41 p.m. 6/9/2015): The New York Times reports that Cpl. Eric Casebolt, caught on video brutally restraining a Black teenage girl,has resigned, according to McKinney PoliceChief Greg Conley. Casebolt had been on administrative leave and still faces an investigation after the video of his wild behavior during an incident…