Film, TV Industry’s Diversity Doesn’t Look like America’s, Report Says

Greg Braxton, Los Angeles Times, February 12, 2014

Hollywood still isn’t reflecting the nation’s diversity in its entertainment products, and that omission is costing the industry considerable amounts in lost revenues.

That’s the main conclusion of a comprehensive report about diversity in the film and TV industry released Wednesday by UCLA’s Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies. The study, which is titled “2014 Hollywood Diversity Report: Making Sense of the Disconnect,” finds that minorities and women are represented far below their corresponding percentages in the general population.

“The fact is that America is becoming more and more diverse, but the Hollywood industry hasn’t kept up,” said Darnell Hunt, the lead author of the report and the center’s director. “There’s been a little progress, but it’s been at a glacial pace. Hollywood is woefully out of touch with an emerging America.”

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The report analyzed more than 1,000 TV shows on 68 different cable and broadcast networks during the 2011-2012 season, and also 172 American-made movies in 2011. Researchers examined the level of diversity in front of and behind the camera, the rosters of Hollywood’s most prominent talent agencies, and the winners of Oscars, Emmys and other honors.

The year in film in 2011 seemed to typify the underrepresentation of minorities. In that year, minorities had lead roles in just under 11% of the 172 films considered. {snip}

The failure of Hollywood to accurately mirror the nation’s multicultural nature is putting a major dent in potential box office and ratings, added Hunt. Audiences tend to gravitate toward films and TV series that feature diversity, which translate into higher profits for networks and studios.

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  • NeanderthalDNA

    Yeah…when Hollywierd depicts racially mixed criminal gangs “beat it” style hooliganism…

    It sure is being unfair to Whites statistically.

    • richard garyson

      I remember Walker TX Ranger almost exclusively featuring whites as villains from lowly thug to criminal mastermind.

      • NeanderthalDNA

        I like “Breaking Bad”.

        Masterful avoidance of Negroes (with the exception of “call Saul’s” Jabba the Hut bodyguard, “Huell”, and of course the mulatto Gus Fring, played very convincingly by the Italo-mulatto, Giancarlo Esposito, who’s a pretty good actor IMO).

        They set the show in a low black area, but accurately portray the “wiggerized” White criminal element.

        “Walter White” is the best TV/Movie villain ever. A real Satanic fall from grace into depravity. Really a kind of modern Western/Mafia piece.

        • SaggyGenes

          Yes, but they did laughably cast a congoid as “the best oncologist in the country.” I literally laughed out loud when he appeared. Looked like he was straight out of the jungle. I had no problem with the casting or portrayal of Fring.

          The Sopranos was another great pro-white show. Tony made no bones about his disdain for blacks, and despite his many moral failings, he was never shown to be in the wrong about this. When his daughter came home with a mulignan, he put a stop to it fast.

          • Katherine McChesney

            I got a laugh out of the fact that the ‘best onocologist’ was a black man. And then it made me sick that they had cast him at all.

          • Fathercoughlin

            Coulda been worse;he coulda been the best gynocologist in the world!

          • Alexandra1973

            Or proctologist.

          • r j p

            “The Last Resort”, a great show BTW, had a negro in charge of a nuclear sub. I am probably the only person that has seen the show though.

          • KissThe Pussy

            Congrats… by the way i only managed about 15mins of Enders Game. I just could not handle the FORCED diversity.. truly sickening. Have you seen it?

          • Brian

            True, but WW himself was a strong white man with cojones.

          • NeanderthalDNA

            Oh yeah, forgot about that guy. Meh…no such thing as perfection in this ol upside down world I guess.

            Yeah…there was a sort of “Obama” feel about the Gus Fring character, eh?

            Interesting you brought up the “Sopranos”. My film critic buddy and I were comparing the two just the other day. Love me some Sopranos as well.

          • itdoesnotmatter

            Three years into the series, I was unaware of Tony, et. al., until standing at the meat counter in the local market one day, listening to others waiting in line discussing “who was going to be whacked next.”
            Puzzled, I asked what in the world are you guys talking about? They all looked at me as if my head were on backwards, then, “you mean you are not following HBO’s “The Sopranos?”‘ No cable, but watch videos. Legged it on over to the video store, rented all three years and had a “Soprano” marathon.
            That high quality show changed the road map of U.S. produced TV series.
            Interesting to note that Christopher Walken’s wife was the casting director.

        • The Final Solution

          Don’t forget all the Latinos on the show, especially the goons hired by Gus and Tuco and those illegals who crossed the border murdering and a few dozen people.

          • NeanderthalDNA

            Yeah, no punches pulled there. Very accurate depiction of cartel savagery…the scene with Danny Trejo’s head on the exploding turtle…

            I actually enjoyed Machete somewhat…too farcical to offend me, lol…

            “Mexploitation”

            Trejo’s an interesting fellow. Greyest Castillian eyes that guy.

          • itdoesnotmatter

            Trejo was in one of my favorite flix: “Heat.”

        • Screamin_Ruffed_Grouse

          I liked the depictions of low IQ black & Mexican thugs on The Shield, personally. The Wire handled that well too.

          • NeanderthalDNA

            I also think “Dredd” is a nice depiction of a dystopic multi-racial future where all ethnicities are dragged down to the level of the lowest common denominator and thrown together. An interesting and credible take on the Hollywierd multi-ethnic gang thing…

            Even there, however, the leadership of the most successful gangs are largely White…

            Very good film. On Netflix streaming.

          • http://www.amren.com/ Berserker

            It was a modern version of Hill Street Blues.
            The shortage of magic negroes was refreshing.

        • Brian

          I like how Saul Goodman is Irish but changed his name to something Israelitish to better schmooze with the other local lawyers.

          • NeanderthalDNA

            ‘S all good, man!

            Yeah, kind of a Mo Dees type but more honorable…lol.

          • Brian

            Exactly– crusty, self-centered, degenerate, but underneath he does have a heart, competence, and some honor. Interesting character, and now I hear he’s getting his own spinoff prequel show.

          • NeanderthalDNA

            I can’t wait. Funny stuff there.

            We got one around here like that – “Bill Green”, lol…

            “One call, that’s all!”

      • Brian

        Yep, the one area in society where whiteness is preferred– tv villains.

  • http://nclinksandthinks.wordpress.com/ Roger U

    I disagree. TV shows and movies, ans especially commercials, are more diverse than real life in my experience.

    • sbuffalonative

      Exactly. I largely see whites with whites, blacks with blacks etc. When I see ‘the black friend’ in a white film, it stands out like a black eye and it looks fake, forced, and unnatural.

      • Katherine McChesney

        Downton Abbey’s latest episode features a romance between a black musician and a White girl. The part where she asked him for a kiss nearly made me vomit.

        • Lewis33

          When I saw a black in the preview before the season started I immediately thought, which attractive girl from the show are they going to force him on. That and the “oh my” reaction everyone will have from him just showing up in the house. Right on both counts, these people are SO predictable.

        • itdoesnotmatter

          I was puking right alongside you, Katherine, albeit in a different time zone.

        • Brian

          Fortunately cooler heads in the family sized up the situation before it got out of hand.

        • MooTieFighter

          First scene that is interracial, I turn it off an never watch again, it’s that simple.

      • MooTieFighter

        I agree. It usually takes me “out of the movie” as I realize their intentional quota obligations.

    • APaige

      The average TV viewer to more likely to see a black doctor in a show or commercial than in a hospital.
      A much higher percentage of Black men are with their family on TV as opposed to reality.

    • AndrewInterrupted

      Propaganda is what Libs do.

    • MooTieFighter

      Exactly. The only intelligent, controlled, polite blacks I see are on T.V.. When I step out in the real world it’s a totally different story: vile, profane, poorly behaved, loud, and unintelligent. Why not put these “real blacks” on television? Television is the opposite of this authors beliefs. The blacks I see on television are downright “magical”.

  • ncpride

    What planet is this guy living on, or rather what films, commercials and movies is he watching? Claiming that not adding ‘diversity’ to roles is costing the industry money is flat out false, and ‘they’ know this. However, it seems some of the MANY White guilt movies released the past few years have done well, but even those have grown tiresome from the many comments I’ve seen on other sites.

    • Tim_in_Indiana

      What planet is this guy living on? The Black Planet, where down is up, up is down, and things are always exactly 180º from reality.

  • Puggg

    The problem with modern entertainment media is the opposite. It portrays American life as much more happily diverse than it actually is.

    • AndrewInterrupted

      It’s the definition of Liberal ideology: Self-fulfilling prophecy–that never fulfills.

  • emiledurk16

    Wait a minute. Hollywood isn’t keeping up with “diversity”?
    Oh the sweet irony.

    • NeanderthalDNA

      I liked Jerry Seinfeld’s commentary on this last week.

  • MekongDelta69

    Report issued by UCLA black-studies center

    Well hell – with bona fides like that, you KNOW I’ll be on the edge of my seat, waiting with bated breath, to read every single word of that undoubtedly TRUE ‘study.’

    • AndrewInterrupted

      I’m glad they cut through the political clutter and chose an objective source.

  • http://www.amren.com/ Michael Christopher Scott

    When I watch a movie, I don’t want to see diversitards on the screen. It’s my money, so I will decide what I pay to watch.

    • LovelyNordicHeidi

      “diversitards”

      That word is going to be added to my vocabulary!

      • AndrewInterrupted

        I like QD’s “Excuse-ologists”.
        But, my favorite for the week is: “Snivel Rights”.

      • Brian

        MCS also has the golden ooga-booga bongopithecus.

        • http://www.amren.com/ Michael Christopher Scott

          That was Bongopithicus oogabooga. In Latin taxonomy the genus name is always capitalized, while the species is always lower-case.

          • Brian

            Ah yes. Sorry for the brain flatulence. I took Latin, so I’ll give myself 20 lashes.

    • Screamin_Ruffed_Grouse

      Mine too.

    • MooTieFighter

      I agree. If I hear there is a interracial scene, I don’t watch.

  • Bunky

    It’s simple math.
    Let them have even more diversity.
    More diversity is less white audience.
    Less white audience is less money.
    Go ahead.

    • 1stworlder

      Then Obama will let movie theatres accept EBT/foodstamps card. I guess you never heard the phrase “actions speak loader than blacks at a theatre”

  • sbuffalonative

    Hollywood still isn’t reflecting the nation’s diversity in its
    entertainment products, and that omission is costing the industry
    considerable amounts in lost revenues.

    Diversity is being shoved in our faces and people go to see movies etal because they’re entertaining, not because of diversity.

    ‘Diversity is profitable’. Just another lie to push their agenda.

    • http://www.amren.com/ Michael Christopher Scott

      If diversity was profitable, these black studies whiners at UCLA wouldn’t need to demand it be pushed down our throats; industry would already be doing it. The point that needs to be made is that a group that comprises only 12% of the US population and which possesses less purchasing power than that isn’t going to get to call the shots about what the rest of the country watches.

  • Spartacus

    The few times I want to watch a movie, I either pirate it or download it from youtube/liveleak/etc if it’s really old or abandoned . I’m not giving a single coin of my money to these degenerates .

    • So CAL Snowman

      isohunt(dot)to with a bit torrent downloader like Vuze is the way to go. Never pay for any media content ever again.

  • Lewis33

    I don’t buy this for a second, but if it is true my guess would be that blacks and mexicans don’t get as many roles because they can’t be cast as things like “murderer” or “rapist” or any sort of bad guy whatsoever. We all know Hollywood does everything it can to cover up the “joys” of diversity in real life.

  • Michigan Patriot

    Neither does the genocidal/ cuturalcidal , non-representative 1965 Immigration Reform Act ( of treason ) and both traitorous parties are comfortable with this racism against Original-Americans; aka; Euro-Christian. Negroes don’t look like America, all other races here have created corporations in which to hire diverse American people .Disparate non-contributing by them.

  • Sangraal

    The Media facilitates the hoisting of diversity on the European Peoples, and as that diversity increases, it puts pressure on the Media to push harder…A perfect vicious circle.

  • So CAL Snowman

    “The failure of Hollywood to accurately mirror the nation’s multicultural
    nature is putting a major dent in potential box office and ratings,
    added Hunt. Audiences tend to gravitate toward films and TV series that
    feature diversity, which translate into higher profits for networks and
    studios.”

    Oh really? I would like to challenge that assertion with one of my own. Audiences tend to gravitate towards films that DO NOT feature diversity, which translates into higher profits for networks and studios.

    All Time Worldwide Top Ten Box Office Grosses

    1.) Avatar – ($2 billion +) Directed by White male James Cameron – Mostly White cast of smurfs with the exception of bi-racial Zoe Saldana who doesn’t date black guys

    2.) Titanic ($2 billion +) Horrifically, hideously, lily White – Not even a single black person featured in the film – Directed by White male James Cameron (both 1 and 2 baby!)

    3.)Marvel’s The Avengers – ($1.5 billion) Directed by White male Joss Whedon, featuring a hideously, lily White cast of White Superheroes. Sam Jackson also stars as Nick Fury (who was a White guy in the comics but you know they had to shoe horn a black in there somewhere).

    4.) Harry Potter and The Deathly Hollows Part 2 ($1.3 Billion) – Directed by White male David Yates featuring a cast straight out of a Norman Rockwell painting

    5.) Iron Man 3 – ($1.2 billion) Directed by White male Shane Black. Entirely White cast with the exception of Don Cheadle and some asian guy

    6.) Transformers Dark of the Moon ($1.1 billion) Directed by White male Michael Bay with yet again an overwhelmingly White cast with the exceptions of Shia LaBeouf (Jewish) and Tyrese Gibson (asian- haha just kidding)

    7.) The Lord of the Rings : The Return of the King ($1.1 billion) – Directed by White male Peter Jackson. All of the humans of middle earth are White (good guys). All of the bad guys are not.

    8.) Skyfall ($1.1 billion) – Directed by White male Sam Mendes. Stop me if you have heard this before, an overwhelmingly White cast with the exception of a black female field agent whose incompetence leads her to a desk job.

    9.) The Dark Knight Rises ($1 billion) – Directed by White male Christopher Nolan. White superheroes doing White superhero things. However it does feature Morgan Freeman in a “magic black” role of super smart scientist/engineer.

    10.) Pirates of the Caribbean : Dead Man’s Chest ($1 billion) – Directed by White male Gore Verbinski. No blacks in the cast with the exception of the black female witch doctor.

    It seems like the ENTIRE WORLD prefers movies made by White males starring White people.

    • ncpride

      Thank you! You expressed what I was trying to say much better than I. The claim that people want more diversity and is costing the industry money is just plain false.

    • shawnmer

      Some minor nitpicking:

      The Harry Potter flicks feature a black kid and a couple of Asian females on Team Griffendor.

      Morgan Freeman’s character in The Dark Knight is pretty major. One of Batman’s most trusted advisors, a technological genius, and resigns due to a crisis of conscience in being forced to spy on Gotham to locate the Joker.

      The final Pirates movie featured a virtual pirate United Nations alliance with representatives from China, India, the Middle East and Africa.

      You’re correct that they don’t overwhelm the movies, but no mainstream movie gets away with not making some sop to the grievance industry.

      • So CAL Snowman

        Yes Morgan Freeman played a large SUPPORTING role but he was never the main attraction and his on screen time is less than 30 mins total for all three Batman films. The final Pirates movie you are referring to is Pirates of the Caribbean : On Stranger Tides with Penelope (horse face) Cruz. That movie made “only” $245 million. I haven’t seen it so I’ll take your word for the UN thing.

      • 1stworlder

        Hence the name Majik Negro.

    • William Krapek

      Bingo. Case closed.

  • sbuffalonative

    If it was true that there was money in diversity, these people should be starting their own production companies to fill this entertainment black hole. But there isn’t. Which is why they want others to waste their money on it.

    I always wonder why people who make such claims keep giving away allegedly million dollar ideas to other people.

    • Katherine McChesney

      George Lucas hired a black to direct “Red Tails”. When the film was finished Lucas re-edited portions of it and reshot some scenes. Seems to me this was a statement that the director was an incompetent.

      • Brian

        Well, Lucas can’t keep his mitts off his own movies either.

  • shawnmer

    “Researchers examined the level of diversity in front of and behind the camera …”

    And this might explain the results, looking at both crews and actors, because my initial response was to call B.S. I can barely get through a sitcom without a its share of nonwhites. And by my unscientific account, gays are almost certainly OVERrepresented.

  • Tim_in_Indiana

    Audiences tend to gravitate toward films and TV series that feature diversity, which translate into higher profits for networks and studios.

    If there’s even a scintilla of truth to this, then until whites start boycotting movies that don’t reflect them and their values, especially trash like Django Unchained, then things are only going to get worse and worse.

    • itdoesnotmatter

      I only watch old movies with all White casts. Commercial TV lost me a long time ago.
      TCM has been showing Academy Award winners all month.
      Except for the occasional travesties, “Raisin in the Sun” or “Look Who’s Coming to Dinner,” the old timers are mostly White films.

  • William Krapek

    This is boloney. Blacks are fantastically over represented in movies and TV. Even where they clearly don’t belong like among the Norse gods. And half the “Whites” are probably Jews. I just saw an episode of The Black List where James Spader’s character is identified as a Jew and I know for a fact the he is not Jewish. That’s how ridiculous it’s gotten.

    I know they’re losing a lot of revenue with ME. I’ve stopped watching TV and movies; unless I’m with friends. They still soak in a lot of that poison.

    I’m burned out on that relentless nonsense.

  • William Krapek

    Yeah. In fact the rumor is that the DC character of Aquaman might be played by a black actor in the upcoming movies. I agree an Atlantean has no business being a blond Aryan, but…

    But then again, some think that’s exactly where the Aryans came from.

    • Danimalius

      That is actually pretty hilarious, how is a black Aquaman supposed to communicate with fish if he can’t even swim. The makers of these superhero movies do tend to invent rumors just like this all the time, without following through.

      • William Krapek

        From your mouth to God’s ears.

      • The Final Solution

        That is hugely ironic considering most fish in the ocean are more intelligent than blacks, especially dolphins and killer whales but also jellyfish which in fact have no brain of any kind yet somehow still have the ability to see. Then there’s the sponges on the bottom of the ocean which Socrates thought were the lowest forms of life on Earth but clearly he hadn’t come across many Zulus.

      • 1stworlder

        It turns out black manta is actually black on the recent cartoon.

    • http://www.amren.com/ Berserker

      If Blaquaman wears a life preserver, it will be more credible.

      • http://www.amren.com/ Michael Christopher Scott

        Perhaps, but if he drowns, it would be not only even more credible, but absolutely hilarious!

  • Einsatzgrenadier

    Multiculturalists are extremists. No field of endeavor can accurately reflect the level of diversity in America, or anywhere else for that matter, because talent and mental ability are not evenly distributed among racial and ethnic groups.

  • Andrew

    Did you see the black love-interest on Downton Abbey who bagged one of the Dowager Countess’s daughters? This is supposedly during Edwardian England !! Of course, only PBS could torpedo an otherwise great show with a racial quota. This is so utterly implausible, they might have well had the Millennium Falcon land on the grounds of the estate and have Hans Solo nail the other two daughters.

    • ncpride

      Just look at The Cat in the Hat series on PBS. Don’t recall the little blond haired girl running around with a little black boy. That’s infuriating.

      • itdoesnotmatter

        And here is PBS newest incarnation of “Wuthering Heights” character, Heathcliffe:

        • DaveMed

          Oh, boy.

      • Diana Moon Glampers

        And that’s on top of ‘Little Bill’ and the subtler (which is worse) biracial parents on ‘Sid the science kid’. Then on pay channels you get ‘backyardigans’ with Uniqua, doc mcstuffins, etc etc. it’s hard to filter it all out. Yay for Tom & Jerry still on.

        I mostly teach realism to my kids by way of implicit example, though we have talked about South Africa which offers a nice example that allows for discussion with some diffusion. Fortunately we found a school where blonde is the norm.

    • Katherine McChesney

      Did you notice that the black guy looked like a glorified pimp? And that Rose was the aggressor?

      • itdoesnotmatter

        I thought the black guy was zeroing in on her from the stage. She, being the wild child of the family, of course responded predictably.
        His singing is scandalously bad. IMDB libtard message boarders all agree on that, at least.

    • The Final Solution

      Also Game of Thrones, with the gorgeous blonde lusting after that dark-skinned primitive played by Jason Momoa. Then later another black guy tries to get his hands on her.

      • Andrew

        Well, I thought that was a reference to the Turks invasion of Europe in the 1500’s.

      • NeanderthalDNA

        I hate the series and the books. Somehow trudged through three of them to be able to discuss them. Good technical writing, but reminded me of some 70’s nighttime soap opera in fantasyland. Like “Dallas” or some such drivel.

        The series is pretty spot on regarding the books, too. As much as I like female breasts, those “sexposition” scenes where the oh-so-wittily-jaded characters discuss high politics while titties flop licentiously all around like background…just irritating and stupid. Oh look, they’re so flippantly oblivious to all those prostitutes and their flopping breasts. So jaded and adult!
        Idiotic and gimmicky. Like some early post Hayes code 70’s soft core porn using any flimsy excuse to flash some skin.

        Like I said, I wasted way too much time reading that garbage. Not going to waste any more watching it.

        • Sangraal

          Spot on regarding the series. I like the books though, as those elements are drowned out by the sheer volume of other stuff that happens. In adapting 700 page novels into 10 hour TV series, you have to scale everything down – they’ve done that with everything except the sex and the cringeworthy ‘sassy banter’, and done the opposite with the homosexuality (which is very subtle in the books).

      • Sangraal

        There’s also the bit at the end where she’s worshipped and held aloft by the wretched dark-skinned slaves that she has liberated. It’s a pretty accurate reflection of how white liberals see themselves – their existence is only validated when they can bask smugly in the adoration of the enriching wretches they have laboured so tirelessly to save.
        They also have the evil blonde boy-king having a ‘homophobic rant’. Just when you thought he couldn’t get any worse, on top of all the good guys he’s killed, he’s also a hatemonger! Boo Hiss!

    • Max

      No, they’d have Han and Luke doing a steam-scene.

    • itdoesnotmatter

      I have bailed from the D/A series. It was good for a while. Did you notice how inappropriately brassy the black character was?
      How predatory? He zeroed in on Lady whazzerface with the eyes of a hungry hyena.
      PBS has show after show about everything under the sun but Whites. Public supported television is tainted beyond repair.
      These traitors will never again see a nickel from me.

    • NeanderthalDNA

      I loved the integrated WW2 units in Captain America movie.
      This is why I generally avoid modern Bolshevik Brainwashing Committee fare. I find this “blackwashing” of history beyond sickening.

      • itdoesnotmatter

        Neanderthal, recently, TCM aired “Battleground,” an old WW2 flick depicting the misery that was the Battle of the Bulge. In a quick camera panning shot you see, [if you blinked, you missed him], one light skinned black face scanned in an encampment of our G.I.s.
        My late uncle, a medic who served in both Theaters, said because of their extreme fear level, there were very few blacks, if any, who fought on the spear point infantry lines in WW2.
        However, researching online, one discovers that black troops not only fought in that costly battle, they single handedly won it for us. Amazing, the amount of misinformation my brain has been storing all these years. sarc/

        • NeanderthalDNA

          My pops was old enough to be my grampops. I miss him, but I’m kind of glad he’s not around to see some stuff, lol…

          • itdoesnotmatter

            I feel the same way about the memory of my uncle. Mum said the graveside service was classically military with his VFW buddies firing their rifles, folding the flag.
            Reflecting on that is painful for her, a race realist, as she watches Islamo-Marxist Barry Hussein move us further down the road to anarchic-chaos.
            Is this the reason he fought, went to war a boy, came home an old man? As you, I am glad this noble man did not live to see what our country has become.

    • AndrewInterrupted

      Yeah, PBS has turned into NAACP Television.
      The people at BET must be pi$$ed.

      • Andrew

        It took me a long time to catch on that the P in PBS stood for Propaganda…..or is it Progressive?

        • AndrewInterrupted

          Maybe “pollution” or half of “Peoples’ Republic?”
          There should be a referendum to defund it.

  • Larry Klein

    What, at least one homosexual on every God-awful sitcom, or three out 4 hosts on the local news being black isn’t enough? What America are they referring to, friends and family of the Village People?

  • richard garyson

    I did not mind making Marvel making Nick Fury into a black man, as Samuel Jackson, despite his views, played the role well. I was much more turned off by making the Kingpin black in Daredevil, as Kingpin was too significant a villain to makeover that dramatically. And Heimdall black in Thor? Whoever heard of a Norse Negro?

    Marvel has always been big into black power. There was an issue of a “What If?” In which Conan gets stuck in the present and leads a gang of black power brigands called the barbarians.

    However, that all pales in comparison to black depictions of Samson and Hannibal…..

  • bigone4u

    Fact: Americans are pulling the plug on cable TV in increasing numbers. Whites are tired of all the “Negro worship” in TV shows, newscasts, and Cheerios commercials. Thus, diversity is costing the entertainment industry money. TV and movies need less, not more, diversity.

    • DaveMed

      Exactly. When friends ask me if I want to see a movie in a theater, I flatly refuse and suggest another activity.

    • MooTieFighter

      I wish they would put warnings on these movies: sexual content, language, violence, interracial relationships.

  • Guest

    I’m sure the suits at the major studios are falling out of their leather chairs, spilling their cigars, kicking themselves for missing out on making even more money by not making films promoted with slogans such as NOW WITH 50% MORE DIVERSITY! They need to get these UCLA geniuses on the studio payroll.

  • Truth Teller

    This is totally false about women. Rule of thumb is that women are way, way overrepresented in TV and men n movies. It’s simple, women watch TV more than men (except for sports) and teen boys and young men flock to action adventure movies.
    Although the entertainment industry is leading the way to White genocide, it still is a business and caters to its audiences. Daytime TV seems to consist of those Judge shows and Maury types that are nothing but blacks yelling at each other. I’ve noticed that the daytime ads feature blacks while the nighttime ads feature Whites. That is because Whites are generally at work during the day while blacks are lounging on the couch at home.
    I can’t turn on the TV without seeing blacks, except for Law and Order and other crime dramas based on actual crimes. Then the black criminals are always played by White actors who have professional jobs and live in upscale White neighborhoods. Remember that murder committed by a Florida black college marching band? The animals beat one of their band members to death on the bus. One of the crime shows did that crime but of course the team was an all white team. The murders were total haute WASP types in gray suits, crew cuts and navy blazers.

    • Bossman

      The media bends over backwards to make black males look good.

      • Alexandra1973

        I love it when you try to educate someone and they come up with “Well on ‘Law and Order’ it happened like this….”

        Hello, wake up, that is make-believe! Pure fantasy!

        • r j p

          “Law & Order” reverses every criminals color to White.

      • Max

        I think they bend over forward.

    • Diana Moon Glampers

      I quit watching that show because of the case where the drunk/high black woman hit a white man with her car and drove home with him lodged in her windshield still alive, then let him die slowly pleading for help in her garage. Chante Jawan Mallard was her name.

      That show portrayed this case with a white woman in Chante’s place. As if the races are the same in our propensity for cruelty and empathy. We are not the same.

  • NeanderthalDNA

    “Will you read [my book] if I stick a piece of bologna somewhere in between the pages and don’t tell you where?”

    Ha ha!

  • Pax Romana

    ‘Film, TV Industry’s Diversity Doesn’t Look like America’s, Report Says’

    “That’s the main conclusion of a comprehensive report about diversity in
    the film and TV industry released Wednesday by UCLA’s Ralph J. Bunche
    Center for African American Studies.”

    “Diversity” is a ruse. It’s just a word used to guilt-trip, weaken and mislead us down a path to our own demographic elimination and replacement. Blacks, who make up just 13% of the population are way overrepresented in the media to the point of ridiculousness.

    They give themselves away by the fact that they never complain about the lack of diversity when something is all or majority black.

    • AndrewInterrupted

      Diversity: Taking what white people earned.

  • The Final Solution

    These people clearly have nothing to do with themselves. “an emerging America” – just what does that even mean?? America “emerged” from nothing on the backs of white men and women. That is the only America there is. Hollywood came out of the prosperity of California and the inventions that whites created – film, camera, tv, projectors, the use of electricity. Film and television are our mediums that we created to represent our people. If minorities don’t like it they can start their own tv shows or production companies but I guess they’re just too damn stupid.

  • dukem1

    The commercials!!!
    Where do they find all these black families that eat breakfast together and speak standard English?
    It’s like science fiction.

    • 1stworlder

      101 retakes.

    • Brian

      Can we get the tv blacks and send our real ones off to tv-land?

  • Katherine McChesney

    WorldStarHipHop.

    • itdoesnotmatter

      I will gladly take a pass on WSHH.

  • mikebowen55

    I agree. The number of Jews in Hollywood and their productions is way out of proportion to the numbers of them in the population.

  • Magician

    Well according to the mainstream media the viewers are getting the following messages

    – There are 10 times more black men than black women in this world
    – All black men are family oriented, and have a graduate degree or higher
    – All criminals in the world are white men
    – About 30% of all white women living in this world are dating black men and more than 90% of all black men living in this world are dating white women and none of the white women dating black men are obese
    – The bosses at CIA and FBI are all middle aged black men.

    • Andrew

      Yeah, it’s tough to sit down to an action movie these days knowing what ridiculous casting awaits, courtesy of the Diversity Revolution Multicultural People’s Front Army. ( Don’t forget the genius coder/hacker savant who grew up poor in the Detroit ghetto )

      • MooTieFighter

        Yep, takes you out of the movie. The effort they put into making it PC completely ruins these movies.

    • Magician

      Well, actually, if you go to UK, I read that 90% of all black men are really dating white women and if there ever is a black man – black woman couple they get rather surprised second glances in public. Can anyone confirm?

  • The Final Solution

    If you want to watch an awesome cop movie watch Street Kings. Keanu Reeves plays a racist cop who kills just about every non-white person in the whole movie.

    • Extropico

      Thanks for the recommendation. I’ve liked everything I’ve seen with Keanu Reeves. It will be difficult to exceed the sublimeness of The Matrix trilogy.

  • John K

    We may be under attack by the multiculturalists, but America is not a multicultural country.

    TV: blacks are doctors, lawyers, or action heroes surrounded by white criminals or white, foolish sidekicks and white women are clawing at each other to be the one who gets to bed him down.

    Reality: blacks are muggers, rapists, and murderers who are a drain on western countries. “I be gittin’ all da white wimminz” actually means “I have raped many white women.” There is no city in existence they can’t destroy.

    To see any movies that accurately depict blacks, you’d have to go back to watching Dirty Harry movies.

    • Magician

      “I be gittin’ all da white wimminz” hahaha

      One thing I love about AmRen – we are teaching one another how to speak ebonics!!

  • Luca

    Is anyone concerned about the lack of diversity regarding those who run Hollywood. Seems like all the executive and controlling positions are 75% one particular group of people.

    • William Krapek

      Oh you mean the “special whites?”

      ;-)

  • Luca

    Hell, Morgan Freeman has been the President of the US, (in movies) more times than the Roosevelt and the Bush families combined.

    • Katherine McChesney

      It’s a bad joke. Freeman is a ham actor.

      • itdoesnotmatter

        No, Katherine, Hollyweird feels casting Freeman brings an aura of gravitas to any picture, no matter how unlikely a role, [for instance, as the high tech expert who engineered Batman’s special impenetrable suit].
        Casting Freeman is never a wrong move according to uhm, somebody. Not sure who said that.

  • Extropico

    Look! It is a multiracial street gang, including White guys! :D Hilarious!

    • Oil Can Harry

      “Let’s beat him up but not because of his color cuz that doesn’t matter to us.”

    • Sangraal

      Haha,
      that is exactly what I thought of when I read Neanderthals’s comment.
      Family Guy gets away with some surprisingly astute stuff about race (by
      the standards of our PC age). Mort Goldman is hilarious.

    • Brian

      That area is ripe for comedy– like the middle-class black family terrorized by white burglars but saved by the black alarm company reps. Or the countless shows with the black police chief, but all the criminals are white, in some place like LA or Chicago. Or the many characters who are clearly Jewish (Ira Goldblatt in NYC) but they never have any mention or indication of it.

  • MBlanc46

    Where is it written that the casts of entertainment productions has to mirror the population?

    • John Ambrose

      The casts for Mexican telenovelas usually don’t “mirror the population.” I don’t hear the diversecrats complaining about that.

      • MBlanc46

        Excellent point. I’ll bet that Black Entertainment Television (or whatever it’s called) fails to include whites at the proportion of the population.

      • bubo

        There’s a joke, or an observation I guess, that goes: If you want to see white people on TV, watch Spanish language television.

    • Andrew

      Well, for realism, it should. But the situations themselves are silly with all the implausible casting. Hospitals themselves do not mirror the population the way progressives wish they did. When was the last time you saw a medical drama packed full of Indian, Asian and Jewish doctors?

      • MBlanc46

        “Well, for realism, it should.”

        That all depends on which reality you wish to portray. There’s no law that there have to be movies and television programs set in the ghetto or the barrio.

  • exlib93

    How about a couple of whites appearing on Broadway in Porgy and Bess?

  • Max

    This is so breathtakingly inaccurate as to defy comment -but I’ll try anyway.

    If anything, it is far out of balance in reverse in portraying minorities is places they never exist in real life. A group of college students: two black males, an Asian female, an Hispanic female, a who-knows-what semi-white male and a red-haired white female. The white female will be paired up with a black male who is tutoring her.

    A physician’s office: A seasoned black doctor with his Chinese colleague explain to the white male patient in the flannel shirt what a cardiac arrythmia is.

    A park bench: A black male and a white male are discussing retirement over a game of chess. The black guy is explaining to the wide-eyed white guy about investing for retirement.

    These African American “academics” are delusional. I guess though, with a name like The Ralph Bunche Center we should expect Communist propaganda.

  • negrolocaust

    savage warns of race war, good savage nation tonight. talks about
    sharpton and farrakhan etc it is on youtube. farrakhanjust threatened
    white genocide savage plays the clips.

  • NM156

    Maybe they noticed the vast profits made from The Tuskegee Airmen and decided to twist some arms in Hollywood.

    • itdoesnotmatter

      Did Tuskagee Airmen make a haul at the box office? I was hoping for a bust.

      • Herman

        I think NM156 was trying to be funny.
        The Tuskegee movie was a bomb. It lost major money

      • NM156

        Er, the movie was called Red Tails actually. It was a massive flop. It didn’t even make money on DVD.

        • http://www.amren.com/ Michael Christopher Scott

          I’m not at all suprised, but this nicely confirms what I wrote above about black demographic representation and consequent purchasing power.

          According to Wikipedia, “Red Tails” had a budget of $58 million and grossed just under $50 million at the box office, leaving the producers $8 million in the red.

          As an aside, virtually none of the claims made in the movie are true. In particular, US air force records show the Tuskegee pilots lost 25 of the bombers they were escorting, that they did not score the first victory over the Luftwaffe’s Me-262 jet (this was done much earlier by another unit), and not one of them became an ace (five or more victories).

          • Brian

            What?! Next you’ll tell me the brave, noble Buffalo Soldiers didn’t win the Civil War for the Union all by their lonesome.

          • itdoesnotmatter

            Ah, yes, Christopher, but the pilots claim it was racism, that they were pulled out of flight duty before they could score the magical 5 required for ace-dom.

        • itdoesnotmatter

          NM, you just made my day. Another wave of
          Schadenfreude just rippled through my body and mind. Ahhhhh, sublime. Red Tails flopped.

  • Rhialto

    “There’s been a little progress, but it’s been at a glacial pace. Hollywood is woefully out of touch with an emerging America.”

    Translation: We Blacks have gotten as much out of America’s Entertainment industry as we can, but let’s keep up the moaning and groaning so we don’t loose anything to them M%#%# F&*^*^ing Hispanic &%&%s, who want to take the Bruthas down.

  • bubo

    Hollywood will do anything to make a profit. I trust the market research done by them a thousand fold more than a “study” done by the African American Studies department at State U.

  • WR_the_realist

    If Hollywood productions accurately reflected America’s demographics there would be far fewer white male villains and a lot more black ones. There would be hardly any black scientists or black heads of government labs. There would be a lot fewer black police chiefs and black FBI agents. So the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies is right, Hollywood does a terrible job of accurately representing America’s racial reality.

    • Brian

      Not many blacks are smart enough to be true villains though, at least not ‘mad-scientist-in-a-volcanic-lair’ level villains. Goons and street toughs, they can do in spades.

  • JohnEngelman

    The failure of Hollywood to accurately mirror the nation’s multicultural nature is putting a major dent in potential box office and ratings, added Hunt. Audiences tend to gravitate toward films and TV series that feature diversity, which translate into higher profits for networks and studios.

    – Greg Braxton, Los Angeles Times, February 12, 2014

    If this was true, Hollywood moguls would not need to be told. Hollywood is probably the most competitive environment in the United States. Movies cost millions of dollars to make. Most lose money.

    Hollywood already exaggerates the importance of blacks. When was the last time you saw a black physician who was not on a movie screen?

  • NoMosqueHere

    The blacks are good, even ruthless negotiators; which is surprising since as a group they have achieved little. They constantly make new race based demands and often get what they want. They play whitey like a fiddle.

    • Brian

      Only because they have white libs directing the orchestra behind them.

  • KissThe Pussy

    Brilliant, thanks for that

  • DaveMed

    I’ve become very selective about the movies and TV shows I’m willing to watch. I have found that there are a fair number which are less “mainstream” but are actually more interesting than typical Hollywood productions. Many are foreign-made.

    • AndrewInterrupted

      I cut the TV cord. I’m part of a new group called ‘cord cutters’. I object to the racial ingrate culture, but mostly to the man-hatred that oozes from every show.
      No thanks.

      • Garrett Brown

        The only content I watch on TV are fighting sports. And even that I have to keep my cool during the commercials.

        • AndrewInterrupted

          There are many alternatives now. Of course there is u-tube, but there is also sites like dailymotionDOTcom.

          • Garrett Brown

            I enjoy the You tubes.

          • AndrewInterrupted

            I was puttering around dailymotion today.

            They have F Troop videos…!!!

      • DaveMed

        I was fortunate enough to grow up in a family without a television. I will continue in that tradition when I marry.

  • Guest

    “Oh, no! It’s a multiracial TV gang including white guys!”

  • Brian

    The year in film in 2011 seemed to typify the underrepresentation of
    minorities. In that year, minorities had lead roles in just under 11% of
    the 172 films considered. {snip}
    ====
    Duh. Films are a lagging indicator. Not every film is even set in contemporary times. If you make a movie about 1920’s America, a Western, a sandals-and-toga epic, etc, it’s not going to reflect our wonderful, wonderful modern diversity, naturally.

    • AndrewInterrupted

      Hollywood produces material that sells, not what the social engineers wish would sell. More appearances over performances.

      “….We need equal results!—uhhhh rights!…”

  • NeanderthalDNA

    I enjoyed the series up to a point. Hugo Weaving was my favorite actor in it.

    I gotta say though, my suspension of disbelief crumbled when I thought to myself…

    “Hey, wait a minute…human bodies are being used to generate more energy than they consume? Wha?”

    Perhaps if the brains were being used to expand computational capacity, that would have flown, but if human bodies generated more energy than they consume we’d not have an energy problem, lol…

  • DiversityIsDeath

    Of course the criminally, conspicuously White period drama “Downton Abbey” feels pressure to cave in to the demands for this stupid “diversity”. Julian Fellowes and the writers of this series feel obligated to weave into the post-Edwardian plot line– get this– an uppity negro jazz singer who fornicates with beautiful blonde titled mudshark Lady Rose, all under the aristocratic noses of her family members inside their Yorkshire country estate.

  • Brian

    “Disparate Impact” could be the title of a Steven Seagal or JC Van Damme action flick, going to Africa and busting up the local skinnies.

  • T_Losan

    I love how these think tanks full of people who would starve to death if left to the mercy of the open market lecture businesses on how diversity is actually a great money maker.

  • Edruezzi

    Very good writing.

  • http://www.amren.com/ Michael Christopher Scott

    He looks borderline retarded… oh… wait… never mind.