Play this game while watching your next television program. Begin by viewing T.V. commercials from a wholly different perspective, other than from what you’ve been accustomed to.
Pay close attention to the assigned characters in T.V. commercials who supposedly represent a fair cross-section of the population in your average White western country. Notice how almost every T.V. commercial must have their token Black character incongruously inserted into acting roles that hardly imitate real-life scenarios. (One can extrapolate this subject line to include T.V. shows, Hollywood movies and print advertisement, etc.) Also, note how often Black characters play roles of authoritarians who rule over “dumber” Whites. For example, top police officials, caring doctors , the wise counsellor, astute judges, etc., and, in addition to every White family having a Black “friend” in their midst.
Blacks represent about 12.5% of the total U.S. population, and a mere 2%
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