Or am I being over-sensitive, maybe I'm so sick of seeing low-level racism, I'm just triggered." Stephen Shirres replied "It isn't just you I was amazed they went with this image as well…especially as it is a Chinese co-production I believe so you'd have thought they would have stopped it." Nazir responded "I seen it and then[...]
With whitewashing and a dash of oversimplified animation, Netflix's reboot of the Magic School Bus has me truly freaked out and concerned.
And no matter how "woke" a viewer may think they are, there's always another real, gut-punching dose of reality waiting to shake up any sort of comfort you might feel. It's one thing to know the "surface history" of this country's foundation of racism, but when it's put in terms of seeing characters we've come to[...]
Aubyn, Kenyah Sandy, Sheyi Cole, John Boyega, and many others, Small Axe highlights society's unsung heroes- people who fight against rampant racism and discrimination while trying to carve out a sense of identity and community the series succeeds in large part because it shows us that while times may change, the same struggles seem to[...]
Star Wars star John Boyega about talks his conversation with Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy over transparency and honesty about POC.
Here are a few snippets below of their statement and Twitch's response to the article. Credit: Twitch "Twitch repeatedly swept accounts of harassment and abuse under the rug: sexual, verbal, physical abuse, and racism And not just my own It took place in the office At events In meetings and behind closed doors It was rampant and[...]
Check out the first two episodes of Behind The Scenes: The Umbrella Academy, a Netflix podcast series that looks back on the series' origins.
"When you skip over the past half-century, you don't get to see the process by which white supremacy, instead of disappearing, merely adapted," he said, noting the systemic racism in the U.S that exists today Oliver posted audio clips of Republican campaign strategist Lee Atwater specifically breaking down how the verbiage may have changed, but[...]
The cast of HBO's upcoming Lovecraft Country took part in a panel at this year's Comic-con@Home, and they brought a sneak preview with them.
But here we have an allegory for racism using actual racist terms to make that point – in the real world, there is no anti-mutant prejudice, which makes it distinct from Stephen Colbert's use anti-asian prejudice to attempt to make a wider point about the acceptability of racism in media But even in this context,[...]
Since the change, YouTube has "terminated over 25,000 channels for violating our hate speech policies." Molyneux and Spencer took to social media to vent their frustration, with Molyneux (who the Southern Poverty Law Center says "amplifies 'scientific racism,' eugenics and white supremacism to a massive new audience") comparing himself to other "philosophers" and the persecution they[...]
Conversations about and protests against police brutality and systemic racism resulting from the killing of George Floyd continue across the country and around the world, requiring "police series" such as NBC's long-running comedy Brooklyn Nine-Nine to take a long, hard look at how they portray law enforcement Speaking to Access on Tuesday, star Terry Crews[...]
The Watchmen team is taking us behind the scenes of the HBO series to show how they recreated the 1921 Tulsa Black Wall Street massacre.
The Good Place Co-EP Megan Amram has issued an apology for several racist tweets from the early 2010s that recently surfaced.
A little more than a week after her former Glee co-star Lea Michele issued an apology, Samantha Ware is sharing her thoughts on the matter.