Apparently, a White man who is a "fighter" for a living discovered and settled what we know as Brooklyn.
Matt Damon felt the heat from the hot water his recent comments about diversity landed him in, and unsurprisingly, he’s issued an apology. Earlier this week, The Martian actor shared his one-sided thoughts on diversity with a Black female producer. “When we’re talking about diversity, you do it in the casting of the film, not in the […]
Despite the continued shooting of unarmed Black men and women at the hands of police officers, a protected system of structural racism that red lines minorities
Celebrity Privilege, White Privilege, Black Privilege…All The Same. What do they all have in common? They are all conditions that allow people to believe they are better than others, can act in a way others cannot, and can be afforded luxuries and benefits reserved for only those in that privileged class. Taken to an extreme, […]
Hot 97 is having all the interesting race conversations this month. Two weeks after Azealia Banks broke down cultural appropriation in hip-hop on Ebro in the Morning, Macklemore appeared on the same show to throw in his two cents. Well, it was so much more than that. Macklemore was on the show for more than an […]
Being black in America is hard. That’s no secret. In the past month, we’ve watched a Ferguson, Mo. police officer avoid charges for shooting an unarmed teenager, an Ohio police officer shoot a 12-year-old boy for playing with a toy gun, and a grand jury fail to indict an NYPD police officer who strangled a […]
Two months ago on his hugely popular Fox News show, The O’Reilly Factor, Bill O’Reilly declared that white privilege is a myth. According to O’Reilly, if you are honest and you work hard, you can be successful, no matter if you’re white, black, male, female, etc. Other than Megyn Kelly, Bill O’Reilly’s views went unchallenged. That was until […]