VH1 Brass Under Fire for Racist Rants

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Recent comments made by a VH1 executive have members of the black media in an uproar as they say the statements point to the biased sentiments that media brass have about minorities, black women in particular. Apparently in a confidential meeting VH1 Senior VP Jim Ackerman said “viewers are more interested in seeing black people in a ghetto role, black women are looked at as being ghetto and not educated” in response to the argument that VH1 should have more diversified programming. In light of the fiasco which is Flavor of Love, women protesters are looking to seize the opportunity to bring balance to the network. Stay tuned for further developments.