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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.
A review of the documentary film Cartel Land.
MTV’s “groundbreaking” documentary on “white privilege.”
Rapper 50 Cent Files for Bankruptcy, Wall Street Journal
He didn’t just rap. He made $40 to $100 million on an investment in Vitaminwater.
In old age, Atticus Finch turns out to be a race realist.
Why Are Our Parks So White?, New York Times
“The National Park Service is the logical leader to blaze a trail to racial diversity in the natural world.”
She was caught on video.
Watch the Uncomfortable Trailer for MTV’s Documentary White People, Entertainment Weekly
Illegal immigrant journalist helps white people discover their “privilege.”
TV Land Pulls ‘Dukes of Hazzard’ Episodes Amid Confederate Flag Uproar, Hollywood Reporter
There will be no more reruns of the show.
Flickr had a similar problem.
“Pachycephalosaurus” is “racist.”
A PBS Show, a Frustrated Ben Affleck, and a Loss of Face, New York Times
Guilt is hereditary in America.
Casting directors must navigate a racial minefield.
Officials in Chicago worry the film name will scare away investors.