Tag Archives: Black women

Pantene Gold Series gives a nod to Black Hair


Gone are the days of good hair and bad hair in the black community. It is just hair and it is to be celebrated. Watch the ad and share your thoughts.

Hillary is Back looking good, but the Democrats need to run in the opposite direction

Last night Hillary Clinton appeared with a sharp new hairdo and a black leather pantsuit. She has turned the page and that page does not seem to include the mommy pantsuits. She was speaking out against Trump policies and she has a right to speak, but we can not let her start her relevancy tour. While we are glad to see her she can not be the standard bearer of the future. The Democrats need new leadership for a new era. Last week I heard pundits asking was Joe Biden the candidate of the future. By 2020 Biden will be close to 80. There have got to be some leaders somewhere under the age of 65, and the Democrats need to find them or we might be looking at a lost White House in 2020.

Matt Schlapp and Dr. Jason Johnson get heated discussing the April Ryan incident


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Bill O’Reilly dismisses Maxine Waters argument by talking about her wig…this is not funny


Bill O’Reilly seems like the boy in grade school bullying a smart girl. She gives her answer and he calls her ugly. He would not commit on Congressman Waters argument he decides to zero in on her wig. What a small man. Share your thoughts.

Missing DC girls…finally get media attention


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Missing Black People…does the media care?

Although all of the women missing can’t be attributed to foul play, the lack of media exposure when discussing disappearances of black and brown people is shameful. It was the late great journalist Gwen Ifill who first coined the phrase ‘missing white women syndrome.’ Simply put, it is a term ‘coined by social scientists to describe the extensive media coverage, especially in television, of missing person cases that involve young, white, upper-middle class women or girls. Sociologists define the phenomenon as an undue focus on young, white women who disappear, with the disproportionate degree of media coverage they receive being compared to cases concerning missing women of other ethnicities, socioeconomic classes, or with missing males.’

When we look at the overall picture of the missing, black people account for nearly 40 percent, while only making up 13 percent of the total population. The media coverage on the missing, however, is quite the opposite. The press is 4 times more likely to report when a white person goes missing vs. someone who is black or brown. These numbers are even more dire when the missing is a black woman. It is easy to name the stories of Natalie Holloway, Elizabeth Smart, Jon Benet Ramsey and countless other white women and girls who went missing taking over international headlines, causing white communities to assemble search teams and raise money as they looked for their loved ones. Yet the missing black and brown women seemingly get lost as a quick segment on the local news with few gathering for community vigils. Sadly, their stories quickly become yesterday’s tragedy….[and] the way that media chooses to handle missing persons cases dealing with minorities directly correlates with the way that police investigate them.” – TheGrio

Billy Bush and Fox Analyst Judge Napolitano paid dearly for their Trump association

Billy Bush lost his NBC Today Show job after the Access Hollywood tape emerged showing him play the straight man to Donald Trump’s lewd conversation. Trump went on to be president. A few days ago Trump claimed the British were in on the “wiretapping” of Trump Tower. When pressed Trump said he heard it form a judge on Fox News. Judge Napolitano has been suspended from the network and Trump is still president. Association with POTUS can cost you your job.

http://www.businessinsider.com/judge-napolitano-suspended-fox-news-2017-3

Dana Schultz disturbing interpretation of Emmitt Till in an open casket is offensive

https://news.artnet.com/art-world/dana-schutz-painting-emmett-till-whitney-biennial-protest-897929
If you have read any black history you have heard the story of Emmitt Till. Till was a 14 year old boy who took a trip down south in the 1950’s. He was from Chicago and he made the mistake of whistling at a white woman. Later that day he was dragged from a relative’s home and he was brutally murdered. His body was so bruised and battered his mother Mary Mobley made the decision to have an open casket so the world could see the vicious brutality. Now 50 years later Dana Schulz a foreigner makes the decision to do an abstract of the mangled corpse. Is there nothing sacred? This is offensive. Share your thoughts.

NBC Carmichael Show to use the n-word, but they will not be saying the n-word

In 1995 the n-word was popularized during the OJ Simpson trial. The euphemism was used so the jury would not be offended by the amount of times the word was used throughout the trial. Since that time it has been adopted as a way of saying the word while not saying the word. Now the NBC Carmichael will air in episode this spring the n-word will be flying. This all black cast feel they have right to use the word, but do they? Read the linked story and share your thoughts.

‘The Carmichael Show’ Will Air Unedited ‘N-Word’ on NBC

Sean Spicer defines the difference between Trump golfing and Obama golfing, and it is ridiculous


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