I want to change my name to khadijah
ON RACISIM AND RATCHET CULTURE
Every person wants to be a ‘nigga’ but nobody wants to be a ‘nigger.’ And I say that with blood on my hands. Black culture is very, very beautiful, and it makes me very, very sad the way I see it being ruined and dumbed down. Black women are not ratchet; we’re regal, we’re beautiful, we’re successful, we’re intelligent, we’re intellectual. A group of oppressed people don’t need to be degraded more than they already have.
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“As actors, you become an expert at starting over. Every single role brings with it an ignorance and an insecurity, and so you have to approach it with the same curiosity and humility. I’m always nervous. Doesn’t matter how many times I do this. But I remind myself it’s because I care”.
Will Smith’s Overbrook Entertainment and Sony Buy Film Rights to WWI Graphic Novel “The Harlem Hellfighters”
Sony has picked up rights to The Harlem Hellfighters, Max Brooks‘ upcoming graphic novel based on the true story of an African American WWI Army infantry unit. Caleeb Pinkett and James Lassiter will produce for Overbrook Entertainment. Hitting stores on April 1st via Broadway Books, The Harlem Hellfighters is based on the Army’s 369th infantry division, an African-American unit fighting in…
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