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[...]
The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power star Ismael Cruz Córdova discussed dealing with the racist backlash to their being cast as Arondir.
Twitch has officially filed a lawsuit this week against two different hate-raiders, the first sign of legal action against it.
As announced today, Marvel has unveiled a new, Marvel Unlimited app with a new Infinity Comics - or Mar-Vertical - lineup. Comics told using the Webtoon
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[...]
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.
The Tonight Show's Jimmy Fallon promised "a different kind of show" in light of the George Floyd protests and controversial 2000 SNL sketch.
"The Segregation Experiment": Channel 4 Reality Series Examines Racism Through 11 & 12-Year-Olds' Eyes
Back in October 2019, The Guardian was one of the first media outlets to reference The Segregation Experiment (working title), and now we're learning more about the project. Stemming from production company Proper Content, The Segregation Experiment looks to a class of 11-and-12-year-old kids to answer the question: could we be racist without even knowing it,[...]
Let me tell you a story… it’s a bit of a long one, but please bare with me. But with the current controversy concerning Orlando Jones' firing after his
"Lovecraft Country": Jamie Neumann, Erica Tazel, and Mac Brandt Join HBO's J.J. Abrams/Jordan Peele Series
HBO‘s upcoming thriller-drama "Lovecraft Country" has added three more names to the series, with Jamie Neumann, Erica Tazel, and Mac Brandt set to join.
Netflix and Ava DuVernay have set their "Central Park 5" limited series 'When They See Us' to debut on the streamer beginning May 31 - here's the teaser...
After a week that saw both taking major heat following comments made regarding the use of "blackface," NBC has reportedly parted ways with Megyn Kelly.
'I Am the Night' Trailer: Racism, Black Dahlia Murder Collide in Patty Jenkins/Chris Pine Limited Series
With filming on Wonder Woman 1984 currently underway, TNT is giving us our first look at their "side project" I Am The Night (originally One Day She'll Darken): a mystery-thriller limited series from executive producer/director Jenkins, and starring executive producer Pine. Credit: TNT Inspired by a true story and focusing on Fauna Hodel's (India Eisley) search for her real[...]
Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story: Paramount Network Releases Docuseries Trailer, Sets July Premiere
The reaction to the killing and subsequent trial would spark outrage and protests across the country; raising issues about racism, classism, police brutality, and gun control that the nation is still coming to terms with today. Credit: Paramount Network Rest in Power: The Trayvon Martin Story includes interviews, home videos, family photos, and news footage to separate[...]
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[...]
A Funko Mystery Mini collectible doll has caused an uproar in Raleigh, North Carolina, after a woman complained to the management of a local credit union branch about a statue depicting one of Michonne's "pets".