Monique wants us to boycott Netflix

Monique is a black female comedian who has been in…movies and tv shows. I’m not particularly familiar with her work but she was harrowing in the film precious. She’s one of those comedians who is more well known in the black entertainment circles and when Netflix offered her five hundred thousand dollars to do a Netflix special she went on a rant, claimed racism/sexism and said to boycott Netflix.¬† Continue reading Monique wants us to boycott Netflix

Colourism

Colourism is a hot topic in social circles these days, with plenty of ‘celebrities’ landing themselves in hot water because of their negative opinions on darker skinned people. Through the historical searches of social media platforms, these ‘celebrities’ have been found out to have said derogatory things about dark skinned people, specifically darker skinned women, and now they’re being chastised for it. Continue reading Colourism

Cultural Appropriation

America has been on a super black bullet train the past few months with Black Lives Matter, police shootings and Kanye West. Race has been a hot topic recently and the black social warriors are aiming their proverbial spears at anything that’s white, has dreadlocks and moves. Cultural appropriation is a sociological concept where members of the dominant culture adopts elements of the minority culture. The minority culture can view these actions by the dominant culture as disrespectful and can be seen as treating what has real cultural significance as fashion or toys. Continue reading Cultural Appropriation