Tag: Selma

‘Selma’ Director Hopes to ‘Dismantle’ Public Perception of Black Lives Matter

Media mogul Oprah Winfrey and movie director Ava DuVernay shared their thoughts on the Black Lives Matter movement in an interview with the Hollywood Reporter, telling the outlet that the movement is more than a “slogan and the hashtag and the protest” and that “inclusion” is a better barometer for racial progress in the entertainment industry than the often-used term “diversity.”

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#OscarsSoWhite, Round 2?

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) could see a resurgence of the #OscarsSoWhite controversy it endured last year if the organization does not nominate any people of color for acting honors at this year’s Academy Awards, a possibility seen as increasingly likely by many Hollywood awards insiders.

Passing for Black: Top Tips from Transracial Icon Rachel Dolezal

This week, a courageous civil rights champion by the name of Rachel Dolezal bravely revealed her true identity to the world: she is a black woman trapped in the body of a honky and has been tanning and getting weaves for the last ten years whilst president of her local NAACP chapter in order to live life as her authentic self and shake off her “crackersona.”

6 Reasons Pamela Geller’s Muhammad Cartoon Contest Is No Different From Selma

When you are dealing with the mainstream media, it is always difficult to tell if you are dealing with willful ignorance or just plain old ignorance-ignorance. There are plenty of moronic savants in the national media who have cracked the “hot take” code to please their left-wing masters but have no fundamental grasp of history, or much of anything much of else.

Ferguson: A Murderous Mob Incited by Holder and Obama

Two police officers in Ferguson, MO were shot Wednesday evening at a protest against alleged racism in the department and the city itself. It was not enough that the chief of police had just resigned. It was not enough that a local judge had quit. It was not enough that the Department of Justice had exonerated former officer Darren Wilson. No–the mob, told by President Barack Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder that Ferguson was still guilty of racism, wanted “justice.”

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Watch: Rep. John Lewis Remembers ‘Bloody Sunday’

Representative John Lewis (D-GA) remembered the march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama where police attacked Civil Rights protesters marching from Selma to Montgomery on “Bloody Sunday” 50 years ago on Saturday. Lewis thanked those in attendance at

Obama: Deporting Illegal Immigrants Not True to Spirit of Selma

Friday on Sirius XM’s “Urban View” with Joe Madison, President Barack Obama said deporting Dreamers, illegal immigrants who came to the United States before they turned 18, would violate the “spirit,” of Selma. The president said, “The notion that some