Whites riot over pumpkins in NH and Twitter turns it into epic lesson about Ferguson, aka The Best of #PumpkinFest, PT 1. #staywoke
in this week’s episode of shit black folks would get murdered or jailed with no trial for
ain’t none of this shit happen in Ferguson and they called the national guard on them.
Angela Bassett by Blake Little for Parade Magazine.
Android No. 57821 otherwise known as Cyndi Mayweather
has fallen desperately in love with a human named Anthony Greendown!
And you know the rules?
She is now scheduled for immediate dis-assembly!
And as usual there will be no reward until her cyber-soul is turned into the Star Commission.
The Agence France-Presse reports that Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan and the Nigerian military have negotiated the release of a group of schoolgirls kidnapped by terrorist group Boko Haram in April.
Justin Simien, director of Dear White People, joins Fresh Air to discuss his new film and what motivated him to make a satire about race relations and racial identity.
Simien on how “white movies” are just “movies”
"[Recently] Hollywood has gotten more myopic and has to make very specific choices based on how they think the audience will respond when putting a movie through the production pipeline. It’s gotten real crazily bad, I think.
I think TV has gotten it right. Shonda Rhimes has figured it out, getting multiracial casts on television and appealing to everybody. It’s interesting because I haven’t seen that with “white movies,” which most people just call “movies.” They don’t just appeal to white people, it’s taken as given that a white cast represents everyone: A white male in a movie is an everyman type character, whereas a black man in a movie is a black character and it’s a black movie and it’s only for black people.”
NYC. Staten Island. Method Man with his girlfriend and muse Shortie, at home. 1995.
I think reading books that aren’t intense or Super Serious Literature makes me a more well-rounded person; I promise you it makes me easier to live with.
I still wouldn’t mind giving Becky Bloomwood a bit of financial advice. But, let’s be honest, I kind of want to go shopping with her, too.
This is a “Family Portrait” of China’s 56 ethnic groups. Chen Haiwen, a photographer, recently lead a team of 14 photographers to create a book entitled, “Harmonious China: A Sketch of China’s 56 Ethnicities.” The team spent one year travelling all over China to complete the project. They ended up taking over 5.7 million photographs.