Leave it to Saturday Night Live to put a spin on racial diversity with a skit called “Whites.” Click here to view skit.
“In 2013, Joel Stein deemed Millennials the “ME Generation.” The TIME contributor called Generation-Y selfish, egotistical and lazy. He also noted, however, that we may just be the generation that will save us all.”
The NFL’s reaction to Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice punching out his wife in an elevator has been met with growing outrage by many people. Mainly because of its severity or lack thereof.
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New York data-scientist Matt Daniels has released version 2 of his study, “The Largest Vocabulary in Hip-Hop” !
Illegal immigrants from Asian countries are less likely to reveal their legal status not only to outsiders but to people within their communities as well. This cultural phenomenon results in people not getting legal help when they need it the most. Read More →
Here’s the setup. A young white kid goes into working class community and finds a black man minding his own business. The white guy then asks the African-American stranger something that either challenges his manhood or does something threatening/ insulting to that person. Then the antics ensue. Funny?
Aaron McGruder is not shy about tackling racial issues within his work. As the creator and head writer of the Boondocks series, he has shown a consistent knack for creating controversy through his content — from his feud with the BET Network after labeling them an evil empire to his claim that Ronald Reagan was responsible for funding the terrorist plot behind 9/11. However, his criticism to date will surely pail in comparison to the backlash he will receive for his new project, Black Jesus — set to air Thursday, August 7th on Adult Swim.
It was announced yesterday that Keke Palmer will be joining the cast of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella as it’s leading lady — becoming the first black woman to play Cinderella on Broadway. “It’s honestly one of those things that I can’t believe is really happening,” Palmer told the AP. “I’m very excited. Very excited and nervous as well — a bunch of feelings all at once.”