Series will follow non-white students around Ivy League campuses to document “racial tensions.”
Tag Archives: Race and Entertainment
‘Dear White People’ TV Series Based on Movie a Go at Netflix, Hollywood Reporter
The musical’s fans are all incoherent in different ways.
Student had just seen the movie and was mocking its portrayal of racism.
We’re still waiting for blacks who straighten their hair to be accused of “appropriation.”
Europeans don’t share Hollywood’s love of diversity.
Show intentionally casts non-whites as America’s founders.
Non-white author says British publishing is “a white, middle and upper class monolith.”
Movie rejects as prejudice the idea that some animals are naturally more violent than others.
People are “outraged” that Hispanic actress wore dark makeup and a false nose.
Black actors now being cast in roles formerly played by whites.
He’s encouraging people to tune out because not enough blacks were nominated.
NYT admits that dissident views could derail an Oscar.
Kanye West Asks “White Publications” to Stop Commenting on “Black Music”, Hollywood Reporter
Doesn’t want New York Times or Rolling Stone writing about black music.
No hint that the whole story is a hoax.
It’s a protest of her Super Bowl performance, which extolled the Black Panthers.
A World Without Black History, YouTube
MTV has curious ideas about the importance of blacks.
Her dancers dressed as Black Panthers and made black power gestures.
Why the Academy’s Diversity Push Is Tougher Than It Thinks, New York Times
Academy will have to accept no whites to meet certain “diversity” goals.
“. . . perhaps the black actors did not deserve to make the final list.”
Points out that actors should get awards only if they deserve it.
Lee decries “40 white actors in two years and no flava at all.”
Oscar Nominees Include Zero Nonwhite Actors, Hollywood Reporter
No one in Straight Outta Compton or Selma got a nomination.
Comedian takes aim at American Renaissance.
CBS’ Nancy Drew Will Be Diverse, Hollywood Reporter
CBS Entertainment president: “We’re not casting color blind, we’re casting color conscious.”
The pressure is already building.
PEGIDA song is now top tune on Amazon Germany.
Views on Gaming Differ by Race, Ethnicity, Pew Research
Blacks and Hispanics are more likely than whites to think video games improve their minds.
In America, whites have 36.1 percent of abortions; on TV, the figure is 87 percent.
Film about Egyptian gods features mostly whites.
Clarion University Play Canceled Over Actors’ Race, CBS Pittsburgh
Asian playwright insists on Asian actors.
Black director wants actor to be judged “by the content of [his] character.”
Deport Racism PAC also released a video of Hispanic children cursing Trump.
Clever humorist hopes to “out-meme the Left.”
It’s only for blacks and Hispanics.
Groups Say #RacismIsntFunny, Urge NBC to Dump Trump as ‘SNL’ Host, Los Angeles Times
40 Hispanic groups decry Trump’s “hateful speech.”
One of the lead characters is a black man.
Ta-Nehisi Coates to Write Black Panther Comic for Marvel, New York Times
Black superhero will save America.
Viola Davis and the ‘White Feminist’ Backlash, Los Angeles Times
Black actress: How dare white women talk back.
It perpetuates Japanese stereotypes.
Porn’s Race Problem, Vocativ
White pornography actresses often get paid 40 percent more for scenes with blacks.
Her new music video takes place in Africa, but features no Africans.
Junk Food Ads on TV Tend to Target African-American and Latino Youth, Los Angeles Times
Two-thirds of ads directed at Hispanic children are for junk food.
The biopic skipped over those parts.
Movie Studio Offers to Pay for Security at ‘Compton’ Screenings, Wall Street Journal
Rap biopic expected to draw a rough crowd.
Who Are the Americans That Never Use the Internet?, Marketing Profs
Old people, poor people, blacks, and Hispanics.
Dick Gregory was paid $1,400 to “share a wealth of history as a Civil Rights Activist.”
When Computers Assess Personality Better Than We Do, Wall Street Journal
Computer easily detects race and sex based on Facebook “likes.”
Because Atticus Finch now turns out to be a “racist.”
They’ve booted him for slurs secretly recorded in a private conversation.