20 Nov 2020

“Superpredator” Myth

On behalf of Jasti & Khandhar   |   Firm News

The term “Superpredator” was coined by John J. DiIulio Jr. in November 1995 which began the demonization of an entire generation of black youth.  This article brilliantly outlines the timeline with which the media falsely identified young black men as a danger to society.  The media needs to acknowledge the mistakes that were made and apologize.  Only then, can we begin to repair the harm that was caused.