The Merchant from Aladdin (1992) Disney had to edit the Aladdin movie because of an insensitive reference to Middle Eastern people. A song originally stated, “Where they cut off your ear if they don’t like your face./It’s barbaric, but hey./It’s home,” in reference to Middle Eastern culture. Sebastian from The Little Mermaid (1989) Sebastian had an incredibly bad Jamaican […]
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Celebrating Black Excellence: Kwame Nkrumah Kwame Nkrumah was born on Sept. 21, 1909, in Nkroful, Gold Coast (Ghana). He received his education from Catholic missionaries and later trained as a teacher. Later on, he taught elementary schools in town. Decades after his death in 1972, Nkrumah remained a symbol of the movement for African independence […]
Angela Davis Women of the Black Panther Party for Self-Defense, 1969. Panther Girls
“President Obama is not the president of Black America; he is the president of America.” If this is true, then why did the president and his campaign team target Black America with special campaign messages? Why didn’t he just use one message for all of America? “Gay, Orange, etc. is the new Black.” “As Black […]
Tupac Released just two months after he was fatally shot, the rapper’s The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory album famously had him depicted on the cross like Christ. Kanye West Before doing an entire album and tour called Yeezus, the rapper was also famously on the cover of Rolling Stone magazine depicted as Jesus with the crown of […]
CeeLo Green Artist CeeLo Green has made great advances in the music industry, where he has fans from all different backgrounds. As a result, he was chosen to be a celebrity judge on NBC’s hit talent show The Voice. It came as a surprise last month when he posted a series of controversial tweets about rape. Green’s tweets were related to […]
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