Friday, April 20, 2018

Tag: Racism in Hollywood

Taraji P. Henson Talks Losing Roles Because...

Taraji P. Henson is opening up about a role she didn't snag because of Hollywood's racist views on Black actresses. In her memoir, Around The Way...

New Study Obliterates Hollywood Execs’ Excuses for...

For years, Hollywood executives presented the argument that Black lead actors were not marketable. A recent study done by UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business Scool, and...

Viola Davis Wins SAG Award and Later...

https://youtu.be/pVmVoG27ZA8?t=1m starts from the 1 minute mark

Did Marlon Wayans Just Spew Out the...

Marlon Wayans gives his most serious opinion to date about #OscarsSoWhite. // Marlon Wayans Talks #OscarsSoWhiteMarlon Wayans argues that Oscars snubs can actually be a good...

Danny DeVito Doubles Down on His Criticism...

Danny Devito loves America but "it's a racist country built on the boards of genocide." #TheWrapSundance https://t.co/m7lIgGolLF — TheWrap (@TheWrap) January 24, 2016   Danny Devito previous...

Paul Mooney Makes A Really Interesting Argument...

Video by Michael J. Dennis of Reelblack TV www.youtube.com/reelblack

Lee Daniels Doesn’t Want to Take on...

In the midst of his discussions about whether actress/comedian Mo'Nique was truly "blackballed" for her refusal to participate in the Hollywood game while campaigning...

After Allegedly Being Spit On by White...

It’s been roughly seven years since Victoria Rowell appeared on The Young and the Restless as Drucilla Winters, and in a recent lawsuit she insisted that...

Gabrielle Union Says Racism in Hollywood Blocks...

Gabrielle Union finally got to embrace more of her funny side in Chris Rock’s Top Five, but the actress recently explained that racism in...

With a Line-Up of Black Stars, Lifetime’s...

In the midst of a growing conversation about the current landscape for Black talent in Hollywood, Lifetime's With This Ring—premiering this Saturday at 8 p.m.— is...

Hip Hop Mogul Russell Simmons Slams Racial...

As hip hop mogul Russell Simmons embarks on a journey to reinvent himself as a movie and TV producer, he says he has encountered...

8 Things the Sony Hack Revealed About...

Hollywood Denies Role in Racism When the hackers, "Guardians of Peace," broke into Sony’s servers, hundreds of thousands of the entertainment network’s private emails became public. In...

‘Black-ish’ Creator Responds to Show Critics, Talks...

The creator of the new ABC sitcom, black-ish, responded to critics who say he is trying to define what it means to be Black in...