Actor/rapper Ice Cube has heard all the whining and complaining from some actors about the lack of black Oscar nominees at this year’s Academy Awards, and he’s sick and tired of it. Will Smith and his wife Jada Pinkett, as well as director Spike Lee, are boycotting the Oscar ceremony, upset over the lack of diversity. In an appearance on ... Read More »
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As we recently reported, the show “Black Jesus” has shown up again in reruns on Cartoon Network’s late-night “Adult Swim” programming, reviving debate into the show’s offensive content. That hasn’t stopped companies including Nike, HTC, Kraft, and Experian from advertising on the show, however. “Black Jesus” was created by Aaron McGruder (“The Boondocks”) and Mike Clattenburg, and tells the story ... Read More »
Adult Swim has brought back their controversial comedy “Black Jesus” in reruns, in preparation for the show’s new season coming this fall. With it, a slew of new advertisers have signed on, unconcerned that they are supporting a show that features a Jesus living in the ‘hood (a.k.a. Compton, California) that drops F-bombs, smokes weed, and steals. The show also ... Read More »
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ABC, CBS, and NBC's morning newscasts have yet to report about the bilateral squabble between the Obama administration and Israel over Secretary of State John Kerry's warning on Saturday that the U.S. ally faces "an increasing delegitimization campaign that has been building up....There are talks of boycotts and other kinds of things."...