Watch: Young black scholars destroy thug stereotypes with slick “Suit & Tie” video

The group of student scholars, athletes, Eagle Scouts and future college students reveal they have the aspirations and work ethic like the rest of America’s youth — and they do it in style. As the students dance throughout the video, signs that flash across the screen of the “Suit & Tie,” remix, delivers messages like, “We are scholars,” “We are employees and volunteers” and ” We are not thugs,” to continue to counter the negative stereotypes that live in the national imagination about minority males. 

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