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Jimmy Carter Says The US Doesn’t Care About Inequality

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III On Tuesday night, former President Jimmy Carter spoke out against the inequalities faced within the African-American community. Marking the 50th anniversary celebration of the Civil Rights Act in Texas, Carter reiterated ‘too many people are at ease with black unemployment rates that exceed the national average and schools in some places that he described as basically still segregated.’ Carter was the first speaker at the…

Is It OK For Nick Cannon To Wear Whiteface?

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By Dr. Sinclair Grey III Whenever African-Americans see whites in blackface, there’s an outrage. Immediately, you’ll hear the words, ‘racist, racism, and prejudice, just to name a few. Without a doubt, the concept of seeing whites in blackface stirs up mixed emotions. These emotions can range from disbelief in silence to a violent outrage. Race and racism are so prevalent in the entertainment industry that it can be difficult to…

12 Years A Slave Director Confronted For Glorifying “Slave Movies”

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By Greg B. Recently at a New York Film Critic’s Circle Award, Steve McQueen, who is the director in the film 12 Years a Slave received an award and was heckled. McQueen, received the Best Director award and during his speech, he began to get heckled by film critic Armond White. White, who yelled that McQueen was “an embarrassing doorman and garbage man.” He also said, “F–k you. Kiss my…