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Issue: Black folks are not happy with our people's representation in entertainment. Who's to Blame?
You know what? I realized Black folks are still pretty unhappy with their representation in entertainment. A few weeks ago when the Oscar contenders were announced, people felt Selma star David Oyelowo was snubbed because he didn't get a nomination for best actor. Then in some Facebook blogging I learned that the new Fox show Empire, which has a black cast, is dangerous. Also, I've definitely seen folks call the show Blackish, coonery.
Is it because Blacks are under represented in Television and movies?
Do the networks and powers that be, just have a hard time creating Black characters that meet all Black folks' approval?
But seriously, is it even possible to please all black folks?
Guess what day it is? Guess what day it is? Hump Day After Dusk Wednesday! Ceddy J talks about his take on the state of Black Entertainers for 2015 and more. Plus we celebrate DuskSpot.com reaching over 1000 members! We welcome listeners to share their feedback through social media and calling-in at 347-202-0389.
in Self Help
We have tv, movies, music, and the internet of what they consider, Black or African-American entertainment. As we are being entertained, are we being programmed to believe in a way of life that holds no value, morals, or family unity amongst us? Are we being programmed to accept someone else idea of how we should dress, talk, act, and think? As I present these questions. Allow us to think about what we are plugging our kids into.
To be educated and Black in America is the deadliest weapon we have to fight against white supremacy. When you're educated in both your true history and the history the white man lied to you about, it allows you to be ahead of the game.
Most of our people are oblivious and believe everything they were taught in school. They also were taught, subconsciously, that as a black person they will never be anything more than a slave to society. Well, all that is bullshit. AND AINT NOBODY GOT TIME FOR THAT!
To all you lazy ass parents who don't want to help your kids fill out that college application or their FASFA, YOU ARE THE PROBLEM. To all the kids who are lazy and have no ambition to be better than what you’ve been taught to be, YOU ARE THE PROBLEM. To any Black person in America who doesn't use their voice to help guide and influence their people YOU ARE THE PROBLEM.
So how do we fix it? The first step is to understand how important it is to be educated in both the white man's history and the Black man's history… So, lets teach our kids to build jobs and not look for jobs, meaning, as a Black person, you need an education or somebody with guidance to help get to where you wanna be in life.
STATISTICS SHOW BLACK PEOPLE ARE IN POVERTY MORE SO THAN WHITE PEOPLE. WHICH MEANS YALL BLACK PEOPLE NEED TO GET AN EDUCATION IN ORDER TO BE ON THE SAME PLAYING FIELD AS THESE WHITE PEOPLE.
SO GET YOURSELF AN EDUCATION & TUNE INTO DYMONDSRADIO.COM AT 10 PM PST OR CALL (347) 996-5750\
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Who were the first Black Elected Officials? During the month of November, as the country gears up to re-elect or vote in the next wave of politicians, Black Reconstruction will revisit the Reconstruction era to pay homage to the Black Men who came before Obama. During this tumultuous time, Blacks not only established townships, they also positioned themselves to be an integral part of government.
At a Glance.. In 1855, Brownhelm Township, founded by Col. Henry Brown, gained notoriety throughout the U.S, when the township elected an African-American to government office. The NY Syracuse Daily Journal, May 31, 1855 reported that John Mercer Langston was a fugitive slave who had been elected clerk. Brownhelm's early residents had long been known for their strong anti-slavery stance; and Col. Henry Brown's home on the Lake Shore was often a final stop on the Underground Railroad, before reaching Canada by boat. African-American Firsts: Government
Local elected official: John Mercer Langston, 1855, town clerk of Brownhelm Township, Ohio.
State elected official: Alexander Lucius Twilight, 1836, the Vermont legislature.
Governor (appointed): P.B.S. Pinchback served as governor of Louisiana from Dec. 9, 1872-Jan. 13, 1873, during impeachment proceedings against the elected governor.
U.S. Representative: Joseph Rainey became a Congressman from South Carolina in 1870 and was reelected four more times.
U.S. Senator: Hiram Revels became Senator from Mississippi from Feb. 25, 1870, to March 4, 1871, during Reconstruction.
There have only been a total of five black senators in U.S. history: the remaining two are Blanche K. Bruce [1875-1881] and Barack Obama
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