Tag Archives: Race and Entertainment

Associating “whiteness” with “divine favor and heroism” is unacceptable.

Editors were “horrified at the prospect of taking down” a “beloved figure and civil rights pioneer.”

Pirate in movie is thug in real life.

The One-Way Conversation


The Whiteness Project and the silent minority.


People want to see their race in their emoticons.

Fantasy novels and movies are overwhelmingly white.

Some reject him because of his “racism.”

Show has “some ethnic and racial prejudices that were once commonplace in American society.”

Cultural Amnesia on Sesame Street


Airbrushing the lefty roots of a cultural icon.


And more know a judge on American Idol than can name the chief justice of the Supreme Court.

The heroes are a mixed-race couple.

Says Cher wanted fewer dark-skinned dancers on stage.

The problem was too many whites.

“I want Australia to remain European.”

Free app “promotes cultural understanding.”

Both US and international audiences prefer white superheroes.

Sick of White People


A white savior speaks for blacks.


White woman is tired of white women in movies, especially if they are blonde and blue-eyed.

“In 2014, this should be a thing that we shrug off.”

Non-whites must be promoted in order for films to get money from public fund.

He took to Twitter after a black woman attacked him.

Even for the diversity-oriented NPR program, the typical listener was “a white suburban mom.”

Americanized Hispanics offended by what they consider “slurs.”

British comedian says set-asides to develop acting talent in non-whites are not enough.

He was discussing the use of offensive words.

Slave had “sucked up all the guilt about black people that was available.”

Company cannot adjust its product lineup without being accused of racism.

BookExpo in New York is just too white.

“Tell Me More” was supposed to appeal to “African-Americans.”

“16 and Pregnant” scares teenagers into using contraceptives.

Character in documentary: “Folks were breastfed on racism.”

Minneapolis will spend millions to encourage non-whites to use parks.

‘Candid Camera’ for Our Times


The brainwashing of middle Americans.


. . . race riots that took place 93 years ago.

Perhaps they’re catering to their audience.

“Don’t make fun of racism or you’ll be called a racist apparently.”

Hard Times, Weekly Standard

Television loves to depict white trash.

Like the black table in the lunch room.

If the party had made fun only of CMT it probably would have been OK.

They were worried the film would be upsetting.

Despite grossing just $50 million in North America.

The National School Boards Association says public schools should add it to their curricula.

The Hollywood Diversity Report says the industry is “woefully out of touch with an emerging America.”

In 25 years, will hip-hop be as white as rock n’ roll?

“These are going to be game changers.”

Report issued by UCLA black-studies center.

Multi-culti Coke is trying to hook Hispanics on sugar water.

He calls the clamors for more non-whites in comedy “PC nonsense.”

Park is supposed to attract Hispanics, who can’t “relate” to Yosemite.

Underlines the idea that America is up for grabs by whoever wants to come here.