Tag Archives: Oscars

Black Folks, Yes…We Still Have On Shackles. But White People Didn’t Put Them There

As a 36-year-old black man, whenever I hear someone reference slavery or use it as an analogy, it’s completely embarrassing. For one, because it’s a slap in the face to our ancestors. None of us were alive to have the … Continue reading

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#Oscars and “Lack” Of Diversity – Here Is What No One Is Talking About

There seems to be a lot of opinions about the Oscars and the perceived lack of diversity. However, here is something no one seems to want to talk about. I will preface this by saying that I am a black … Continue reading

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#StaceyDash: Thanks For Helping To Prove Why BET Will Always Be a Secondhand Network

By now, I don’t need to remind everyone of what actress Stacey Dash said. If you’re reading this, there’s a good chance you already know. If not, here is it again: “…we have to make up our minds. Either we … Continue reading

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#OscarsSoWhite: As a Black Aspiring Screenwriter, Why I Find This Hashtag Embarrassing

Call me crazy. Call me naïve. I’ve been married for almost 17 years and my wife is white, so I’ve been called much worse, especially from those in the black community when I don’t say something they want to hear … Continue reading

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