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History Of Media Mixing Up Black People

As we continue our We See You pillar calling out the media for its portrayals of Black people, we decided to flash back to the times the media thought a Black person was a totally different Black person. We don’t all look alike, folks!

Red Eye Chicago thinking Marlon Wayans is Nick Cannon

George Stephanopoulos thinking Bill Russell is Morgan Freeman

This Guy who thought Will.i.am. is Wale

This news station that thought Michael Clarke Duncan was Seal

When a local reporter thought Samuel L. Jackson was Laurence Fishburne

A caller on Bravo thought Yvette Nicole Brown was Octavia Spencer

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TMZ reporters thought that Nene was Mary J. Blige

Geraldo thought Kevin Liles was Russell Simmons

CNN thought these Zetas were gang members

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