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VIDEO: What if One of the Black Characters went Back To The Future?

While everyone celebrated 10/21/15, the date that Michael J. Fox’s character, Marty McFly, in Back to the Future II (1989), traveled forward in time to help his future children, black people thought about how things haven’t changed that much in this so-called future. Youtube parody channel F-Comedy rebooted the blockbuster to illustrate this scathing reality. In the short “What if One of the Black Characters went Back To The Future?” Goldie Wilson, the cook at the 1950s diner replaces Marty McFly in the driver’s seat of the Delorean and travels to 2015.
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GIMME FIVE: Things Left Outta Straight Outta Compton

The musical biopic Straight Outta Compton directed by F. Gary Gray tells the story of the rise of the West Coast rap group N.W.A (Niggas Wit’ Attitude) and its members Ice Cube, Eazy E, Dr. Dre, DJ Yella and MC Ren. While the film was highly anticipated and well received at the box office, pulling in over $60 million in its opening weekend, its exemption of the women the rap group used and abused on their way to the top of the charts has not been winning rave reviews. We’ve rounded up 5 female events left out of the rap
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Spectre Star Christophe Waltz “open” to a black James Bond, but not really…

Christoph Waltz stars in the 24th installment of the James Bond franchise, Spectre, as the villain Franz Oberhauser. When asked whether he thought there would ever be an African American James Bond, Waltz said he was open to the possibility but then basically tried to make that possibility seem absurd by asking, “it wouldn’t make sense to cast Martin Luther King with a white man, would it?” Uh, yes, it would make sense Mr. Waltz, because Lin-Manuel Miranda cast black men as America’s founding fathers, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and James Madison in the musical Hamilton, and it was a
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Star Wars Fans Think Black People Are Ruining Their Science Fiction

Apparently there are a lot of Star Wars fans who are "okay with blue people, green people and purple people but black people is going too far." Yes, that's an actual quote from a nobody nerd who likes science fiction, Steve Collataly. He goes on to say this about black people - "If they want to be in space why don’t they get their own universe? And by the way, do we have to have black people in everything? Aren’t white people good enough already?”
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GIMME FIVE: Reasons We Already Love “Cabin In The Woods”

Ok so, the thriller "Cabin in the Woods" hasn't been released yet, and we weren't even the lucky ones that saw it at South by Southwest, but we just know that we're gonna love it. Here are our top 5 reasons: 1. Blue-eyed beauty Jesse Williams! We went ga ga for him in "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2" and stalked him at the NYC launch of Lucky Strike. He can lure us into a cabin in the woods, anytime.               2. Sexy Brian White : We've followed him since his early days on the "Moesha" show to his most recent series "Men of a Certain Age." Let's just hope they don't kill him off early in the film.             3. Aussie stud Chris Hemsworth : Who doesn't love Thor...in the woods?             4. Screenwriter Joss Whedon : He also wrote "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "Angel." Need we say more?             5. Wired magazine describes the film as an R-rated metanarrative comedy about the science of horror movies. A little geeky sounding, but intriguing. "Cabin" opens in theaters on April 13.
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VIDEO: What if One of the Black Characters went Back To The Future?

While everyone celebrated 10/21/15, the date that Michael J. Fox’s character, Marty McFly, in Back to the Future II (1989), traveled forward in time to help his future children, black people thought about how things haven’t changed that much in this so-called future. Youtube parody channel F-Comedy rebooted the blockbuster to illustrate this scathing reality. In the short “What if One of the Black Characters went Back To The Future?” Goldie Wilson, the cook at the 1950s diner replaces Marty McFly in the driver’s seat of the Delorean and travels to 2015.
Read More

GIMME FIVE: Things Left Outta Straight Outta Compton

The musical biopic Straight Outta Compton directed by F. Gary Gray tells the story of the rise of the West Coast rap group N.W.A (Niggas Wit’ Attitude) and its members Ice Cube, Eazy E, Dr. Dre, DJ Yella and MC Ren. While the film was highly anticipated and well received at the box office, pulling in over $60 million in its opening weekend, its exemption of the women the rap group used and abused on their way to the top of the charts has not been winning rave reviews. We’ve rounded up 5 female events left out of the rap
Read More

Spectre Star Christophe Waltz “open” to a black James Bond, but not really…

Christoph Waltz stars in the 24th installment of the James Bond franchise, Spectre, as the villain Franz Oberhauser. When asked whether he thought there would ever be an African American James Bond, Waltz said he was open to the possibility but then basically tried to make that possibility seem absurd by asking, “it wouldn’t make sense to cast Martin Luther King with a white man, would it?” Uh, yes, it would make sense Mr. Waltz, because Lin-Manuel Miranda cast black men as America’s founding fathers, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and James Madison in the musical Hamilton, and it was a
Read More

Star Wars Fans Think Black People Are Ruining Their Science Fiction

Apparently there are a lot of Star Wars fans who are "okay with blue people, green people and purple people but black people is going too far." Yes, that's an actual quote from a nobody nerd who likes science fiction, Steve Collataly. He goes on to say this about black people - "If they want to be in space why don’t they get their own universe? And by the way, do we have to have black people in everything? Aren’t white people good enough already?”
Read More

GIMME FIVE: Reasons We Already Love “Cabin In The Woods”

Ok so, the thriller "Cabin in the Woods" hasn't been released yet, and we weren't even the lucky ones that saw it at South by Southwest, but we just know that we're gonna love it. Here are our top 5 reasons: 1. Blue-eyed beauty Jesse Williams! We went ga ga for him in "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2" and stalked him at the NYC launch of Lucky Strike. He can lure us into a cabin in the woods, anytime.               2. Sexy Brian White : We've followed him since his early days on the "Moesha" show to his most recent series "Men of a Certain Age." Let's just hope they don't kill him off early in the film.             3. Aussie stud Chris Hemsworth : Who doesn't love Thor...in the woods?             4. Screenwriter Joss Whedon : He also wrote "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "Angel." Need we say more?             5. Wired magazine describes the film as an R-rated metanarrative comedy about the science of horror movies. A little geeky sounding, but intriguing. "Cabin" opens in theaters on April 13.
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