No American minority group has been caricatured as often and in as many ways as blacks. The entertainment media, from vaudeville to television, has portrayed blacks as happy-go-lucky idiots, dangerous thugs, and any definition of a n**ga one could fathom. The industry has degraded the black community for years, simply to make a buck, and always at the expense of the black community. Members of the entertainment industry defend their… Continue reading
Archive for May, 2010
Black America’s failure to hold Boondocks ACCOUNTABLE for its use of the n-word manifests an inability to rise from an 18th century enslaved mentality state of mind. If the producer of the show was white all of Black America would be up in arms over the use of the n-word and the fact that Aaron McGruder is BLACK should not give him the license to degrade and demean Black America… Continue reading
Myrlie Evers-Williams, wife of slain prominent Mississippian civil rights leader Medgar Evers, speaks out against use of the n-word by all Americans, but especially Black Americans’ use, whose use of the word is the most disturbing and damaging in her perspective.
Why all the fuss over a word?, many will and do ask. Some Black Americans believe there are more important issues in the black community that one should… Continue reading