Tag Archives: Race and Entertainment

There will be no more reruns of the show.

Flickr had a similar problem.

“Pachycephalosaurus” is “racist.”

Guilt is hereditary in America.

Casting directors must navigate a racial minefield.

Officials in Chicago worry the film name will scare away investors.

Ex-border hoppers run the show.

He tells whites to preserve themselves.

“Political correctness be damned.”

Fans want awards for good writing, not “diversity.”

Shows on ebola and nature preservation featured only whites.

Some think a “hafu” shouldn’t represent Japan.

Even though there is a station just for Asians.

Especially “fat white Americans.”

To people who are offended: “Tough sh*t.”

Documentary of immigrant neighborhood would “encourage social division and hostility.”

But “Hollywood is not progressing at the same rate as America is diversifying.”

Black media group wants to shake down Al Sharpton.

Match Made in Heaven?

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Is this the most eligible black bachelor in America?

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It was all about “hands up, don’t shoot.”

Even non-whites try to sound white on public radio.

He’s “devastated” by his “thoughtless use of inappropriate language.”

On most major networks, blacks are overrepresented.

He calls the Oscar nominations “appallingly insulting.”

Whites were the only nominees in 2011 as well.

The real story of Selma is another tale of black failure.

The movie is on track now to be an expensive flop.

‘We Have a Brand!’, National Review

King family profiting from “the legacy,” as usual.

Now, an “Annie” who isn’t black is an insult.

Movie paints Lyndon Johnson as lukewarm on “civil rights.”

But Sony thinks he should be.

He has not yet decided whether Amy Pascal should be fired.

Rosie sees racism where Whoopi does not.

Annie with an afro.

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

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The Whiteness Project and the silent minority.

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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

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Airbrushing the lefty roots of a cultural icon.

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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.