"It’s these gangsta rappers, it’s the athletes, it’s the tattoo guys": Bill O'Reilly has a history of using "tattoo" as a racially coded signifier for black people

Many black Americans "are ill-educated and have tattoos on their foreheads," O'Reilly said

Published April 14, 2016 4:58PM (EDT)

Bill O'Reilly (Credit: Fox News)
Bill O'Reilly (Credit: Fox News)

Watch our video for Fox anchor Bill O'Reilly's history of using "tattoo" or "tattoo guys" to actually mean black people, gangs, or the formerly incarcerated.

By Katie Levingston

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