The Craig Fahle Show

Does Social Media Elevate Racism?

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

(originally aired on June 18, 2013)

Photo courtesy of icrossing

Social media has become an outlet for racist behavior. Recent stories such as the Cheerios commercial, a Dunkin' Donuts video, and the video of Mexican American singer, Sebastian Delacruz are creating controversy originating on various social media platforms. Craig speaks with Lecturer at Wayne State University, Karen McDevitt Ph.D., Founder of the DetroitYES Forums, Lowell Boileau and Director of Media Arts & Studies, Associate Professor at Wayne State University, Hayg Oshagan about racism in social media.