Van Jones, who would have been Barack Obama's "green jobs czar" instead found himself transformed into Fox News' first of many "scary black people." Hosts like Glenn Beck lied about Jones, falsely claiming he was a 9-11 "Truther" and that he had been arrested during the Rodney King riots in Los Angeles in the 1990s. (Photo from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Van_Jones).
In a shabby smear campaign against Shirley Sherrod, an official in Obama's Department of Agriculture, the recently deceased Republican activist Andrew Breitbart deceptively edited a video of a Sherrod speech to make it look like she was abusing her position to punish white people. Sherrod's speech was actually about reaching racial understanding. (Photo from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Breitbart).
When Common performed at the White House, Fox News transformed the rapper, who has devoted his career to promoting understanding and peace, into a dangerous black radical who supports cop killers. Above, Common poses with "Elmo" during an appearance on Sesame Street. (Photo from http://hellobeautiful.com/1336775/common-gets-a-job-on-sesame-street/).