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Tintin In The Congo
It spawned a 2012 court case, during which a Belgian court ruled that the 1946 edition of the book did not break anti-hate laws, chalking it up to "the attitudes of the day and not a deliberate attempt to incite racism" Congolese campaigner Bienvenu Mbutu Mondondo had been for years seeking a ban on the book[...]
Cody Rhodes nearly breaks down with guild after stealing the American Dream trademark from WWE on AEW Dynamite
Cody Rhodes is "not trying to mansplain racism to anyone." Let's get that out of the way right now But on a media call for this weekend's AEW Double or Nothing, the former TNT Champion and AEW EVP discussed his "American Dream" promo from AEW Dynamite that's proven polarizing for wrestling fans Rhodes responded to[...]
How Fast Was This Asterix Promotional Image Taken Down?
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[...]
Lovecraft Country takes the top spot on Bleeding Cool TV's Top 10 of 2020 (Image: HBO)
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[...]
#9 Small Axe: BBC/Amazon Prime - Bleeding Cool TV Top 10 of 2020
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[...]
Twitch Launches A Redesign To Kick Off TwitchCon 2019
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[...]
Last Week Tonight Host John Oliver Tackles Revisionist US History
"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[...]
Marvel Brings The N-Word Back Into Print
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,[...]
Image" YouTube
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[...]
Terry Crews in Brooklyn Nine-Nine (Image: NBCUniversal)
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[...]
I am disappointed in her actions to say the least. — sara gilbert (@THEsaragilbert) May 29, 2018 This is incredibly sad and difficult for all of us, as we've created a show that we believe in, are proud of, and that audiences love— one that is separate and apart from the opinions and words of one cast[...]