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Lucy: Why I’m Tired of Seeing White People on the Big Screen

Lucy: Why I’m Tired of Seeing White People on the Big Screen

by  Poet, author, and activist

First, let me note that I am white. I am a white woman who goes to the theater to see probably a dozen films (if not more) in a given year, a white woman who readily consumes TV shows and series and often blogs/tweets about them. I love film. I love what Hollywood could be, but I must say that I don’t love what it is,

I can’t accept that. I can’t…

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Mighty Avengers Getting Relaunched!
by Jess Camacho

Mighty Avengers, a Geeked Out Nation favorite, will be relaunched this fall as Captain America and the Might Avengers. Al Ewing had hinted for a while that the book was not cancelled and the series would be “moving forward”. The team will now be lead by the new Captain America (Sam Wilson) and based on the image, does not seem to shake things up too much. Is that Luke Cage with rocket propeller boots? It sure looks like it.

http://www.geekedoutnation.com/mighty-avengers-relaunched/

Mighty Avengers Getting Relaunched!

by Jess Camacho

Mighty Avengers, a Geeked Out Nation favorite, will be relaunched this fall as Captain America and the Might Avengers. Al Ewing had hinted for a while that the book was not cancelled and the series would be “moving forward”. The team will now be lead by the new Captain America (Sam Wilson) and based on the image, does not seem to shake things up too much. Is that Luke Cage with rocket propeller boots? It sure looks like it.

http://www.geekedoutnation.com/mighty-avengers-relaunched/

Why Twitter and the Rest of Silicon Valley Should Disclose Their Diversity Data

Why Twitter and the Rest of Silicon Valley Should Disclose Their Diversity Data

Victor Luckerson @VLuck

Twitter has become the largest media platform for minority voices on the planet. Everything from the Trayvon Martin case to the BET Awards has become the equivalent of a front-page headline on the site thanks to the social network’s trending topics, which aggregate the most popular conversations and present them to all Twitter users. Blacks over-index heavily on the site,…

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Casting Call for N.W.A. Biopic Underlines Film Industry’s Age-Old “Colorism” Problem

Casting Call for N.W.A. Biopic Underlines Film Industry’s Age-Old “Colorism” Problem

The article below highlights how it is appears totally acceptable to speak to an African American female in any disrespectful manner and have no comprehension that it is offensive. An issue the African American community is jointly responsible and for and must address.

NEWS BY TAMBAY A. OBENSON
JULY 17, 2014 12:23 PM
46 COMMENTS

There isn’t much one can really say in response to this, other…

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