These Californian high school teenagers are a cheerleading squad. This “gansta” photo was taken as part of a team building exercise. The photograph shows the girls throwing up gang signs and pretending to be pregnant in the “slut drop” position while wearing bandannas, caps and sagging pants.
The single story creates stereotypes and the problem with stereotypes is not that they are untrue but they are incomplete. “They make one story become the only story” Chimamanda Ngozi Adichi
Earlier this year Ulster Rugby apologised after a photograph showing four of their players with their faces and bodies coloured with black makeup appeared on a social media site