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The Diversity of the SAG Awards Brought Out the Racism of #SAGsSoBlack
It's always funny to me how racists come out of the woodwork whenever they think they have the least bit of coverage or validity in their bigoted views. And when numerous actors of color were awarded at this past weekend's SAG Awards, they saw it as their opportunity to strike back at #OscarsSoWhite. If they had the ability to logically form an argument, they would ...
Here Are 7 Reasons To Care About the 2015 Emmy Awards
We are not fans of award shows. More often than not, they are just a big celebration of White Privilege and a reminder of how left out minorities and women are. Sunday night’s 2015 Emmy Awards was different though. They gave us a few reasons to celebrate which, hopefully, signal a sea change in the awards industry overall. Read More
For Black Folks, the 2015 Emmy Nominations are a Premature Celebration
We live in a world where the Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series category includes Taraji P. Henson (Cookie Lyon onEmpire) and Viola Davis (Annalise Keating on How To Get Away With Murder). Yes, two BLACK actresses nominated at the same time in the Outstanding Lead Actress In A Drama Series category. This is history. It is also only a minor victory. ...
The State of Blacks on Television Looks Good
All signs point to 2015 being a banner year for Blacks on television. We are knee-deep in pilot season, and the number of shows with prominent Black actors is staggering. This turn of events (for the better) shows that, unlike popular convention, supporting our community does pay dividends and Black faces are viable moneymakers in Hollywood. Blacks have gained ...