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So You Wanna Be Black?

Recently, Hunger Games star Amandla Stenberg posted a video online criticizing Madonna, Taylor Swift and Miley Cyrus for their exploitation of black women. In her video, appropriately titled “Don’t Cash Crop My Corn Rows”, she referenced Swift’s music video for “Shake It Off”, Miley Cyrus performing “We Can’t Stop” at the VMAS, and Katy Perry’s music video for “This Is How We Do”. 291 more words

Colombiana (2011) Zoe Saldana Almost Dressed Assassin

Watching the 2011 film Colombiana again, I noticed that Zoe Saldana as assassin tends to be “almost dressed” in most of her killing scenarios if not throughout most of the film. 616 more words


Watch Craig Robinson In Trailer For Upcoming NBC TV Sitcom “Mr. Robinson”

By: Denishea Bright

Robinson will play lead character, Mr. Robinson, as he splits his time between rocking out as the lead singer in his band, Nasty Delicious, and being the middle school substitute music teacher. 38 more words

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MY MOVIE SHELF: The Hunger Games

The Task: Watch and write about every movie on my shelf, in order (Blu-rays are sorted after DVDs), by June 10, 2015.  Remaining movies: 52  1,023 more words


'Hunger Games' Amandla Stenberg Tweets About Baltimore Riots

'Hunger Games' Actress Talks Baltimore Riots http://t.co/1gvUW7tPOt via @bustle

— Allyson Koerner (@AllysonKoerner) April 28, 2015

Read more at Bustle.


On Cultural Appropriation PT 1


A majority white cheer team elects a new captain played by Kirsten Dunst  and she finds out that her perfect squad –The Toros have been stealing their perfect routines from the Compton Clovers, a cheer squad composed mostly of people of color. 359 more words

WOC Wednesday: Amandla Stenberg

The Hunger Games and Sleepy Hollow star Amandla Stenberg is this week’s WOC Wednesday honoree because she laid down the gauntlet on those guilty of appropriating at the expense of the lives of black people. 335 more words