7 breakthroughs in Black media in 2019

and saw the filmmaker of a revamp. From Regina Kings to Spike Lees first Oscar win, Black actors and filmmakers continued fighting diversity in the film industrydespite the of a Best Picture win for This year bookends a decade that saw Rihannas and Beyoncs and were entering 2020 amid a Black creative renaissance not to be dismissed as a Any moment of recognition and boundary-pushing is important, especially as Black artists fight to create media that exists outside of the white gaze and speaks to hard truths. Thats why the Daily Dot is reflecting on seven of the most notable moments in Black media across television, film, literature, and music in 2019. 7 Black media breakthroughs in 2019 1) Watchmen, …

The state of white privilege in 2019

burned the authors bookshow studentsThe book-burning came after Jennine Cap Crucet spoke to students about her novel, , which is required reading for some freshman classes on campus. Crucets novel one white student took the microphoneI noticed that you made a lot of generalizations about the majority of white people being privileged, the student said. What makes you believe that its OK to come to a college campus, like this, when we are supposed to be promoting diversity on this campus, which is what were taught. I dont understand what the purpose of this was. After the incident, Crucet , This is where we are, America. While whiteness is no longer protected by law, as in segregation, the Deep South …