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The term ghetto is defined as a quarter of a city in which members of a minority group live especially because of social legal or economic pressure The game name Ghettopoly technically applies to all minority groups but African Americans are the primary group that is feeling offended Why should the black society be offended by this at all Leonardo Pitts a journalist feels that he should be obligated by this game because Rev Al Sharpton said he should be Pitts should not be influenced through the perspective of others but only by his own Other then his first remark he wrote a remarkable article with several points that I agree with Pitts and I share the same opinion about the unfairness of the campaign that targeted David Chang creator of Ghettopoly Chang obtained the ideas for the board game from the media which should be the factor responsible for the condescending images it portrays of the minority society Some people have portrayed African Americans as low in society because people tend to believe what they see African Americans have been portrayed this way due to images of themselves pimping drug-dealing and drive-by shooting on the media for the past fifteen years This act of stereotyping could have been avoided or ended by simply refusing to act as those roles in movies they allowed themselves to be depicted as such by continuing that characterization Many African Americans in particular young black adults and teenagers often call and see each other as niggas playas pimps and hos and it is tolerable among them However they will not accept being called such derogatory names by other races Even though some African Americans depict themselves by calling each other names they do not want to be called by others they do not want such a label placed upon them in society That label was created mainly by black individuals through the media with rappers such as 50 Cent
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