A Glimpse Of Racial Bias Progress Within America’s News Media

Isaac Newton Farris Jr
7 min readMar 15, 2023

Racial bias in the way American Blacks are portrayed on and in TV and print mainstream news media is not a new phenomenon in America. But the attentive, proactive, and positive way American TV and print mainstream news media have reported on an American Black story in the last 2 weeks, is a first and very new phenomenon that hopefully will become commonplace.

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Isaac Newton Farris Jr

Isaac Newton Farris Jr. is the nephew of Martin Luther King, Jr. and serves as Senior Fellow at the King Center.