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Vanity UnFair

Here we go, AGAIN.  Another Hollywood Issue, another missed opportunity.  Why is it so difficult for Vanity Fair to represent a full spectrum of races, genders and ages? 160 more words

Oscars

February's Southern Movie of the Month

In honor of Black History Month, this month’s movie is 1967’s “In the Heat of the Night,” one of the seminal Southern Civil Rights movies. 1,124 more words

The Deep South

BFAP #28: The Empire Strikes Black

Recorded in Amsterdam, Don, Tarik, and LeMar discuss #OscarsSoWhite, what happened to Empire, and the experience of being black improv comedians in Europe. Plus, Don finally gets his chance to weigh in on… 22 more words

Podcasts

Diversity at the Oscars - By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

Diversity at the Oscars – By Dr. Dhanpaul Narine

The keys on the piano may be black and white but sometimes they seem to be miles apart. 355 more words

Guyanese Online

Movie time, To Sir with Love (1967)

To Sir with Love by James Clavell

Star of the movie: Sidney Poitier, Judy Geeson, Christian Roberts

If you wanted the sky
I would write across the sky in letters…

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Screen Squatter

Diversity, The Oscars, and The Philosophy Nerd

By J.A. Klyng, The Philosophy Nerd and Guest Columnist

Since 1927, four non-white men have won the academy award for best actor: Denzel Washington, Jamie Foxx, Forest Whitaker, and Sidney Poitier. 519 more words

Philosophy

My father was a poor man, very poor in a British colonial...

My father was a poor man, very poor in a British colonial possession where class and race were very important. – Sidney Poitier: http://dlvr.it/DJRlVM

Sidney Poitier