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Posted by Digital Dragon | April 25, 2010 04:15 AM
DV Republic citizens of color who work in Film, TV, and/or the Internet are encouraged to register with the recently launched online professional network. Click on the link below to register and put an end to the Big Lie that "we can't find people of color for opportunities in this industry". http://www.CastandCrewofColor.org

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Posted by MediaThreat | July 31, 2011 08:41 PM

Hollywood Critics “Stand Their Ground” Against Two New Black Indie Films
Posted by BadMofo | April 25, 2012 08:25 PM
When two independent Black films, “We the Party” and “Woman Thou Art Loosed On The 7th Day,” opened on consecutive weekends, thus entering the “gated community” of movie theaters, they encountered a hostility and suspicion by film critics analogous to the experience of Trayvon Martin, as Hollywood film critics “stood their ground.

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Birth Of A Nation
When the all-black population of East St. Louis, Ill., is disenfranchised en masse in electoral shenanigans that result in a George W. Bush–like Texan governor being elected president, the impoverished city decides to secede from the U.S., renaming itself "Blackland". Who would come up with such a hilarious premise: Filmmaker and E.St. Louis native, Reginald Hudlin and "Boondocks" creater, Aaron McGruder, with visualization by "Why I Hate Saturn" cartoonist, Kyle Baker. Read this one wearing a seat belt.

Born and raised in New York City, Felipe Luciano has done pioneering work in fields ranging from community activism to media. As founder and chairman of the Young Lords Party, Luciano’s commitment to community empowerment, ethnic pride, and civil rights was pivotal in changing the color of politics, culture, and society from New York to Puerto Rico. In addition to his community activism, Luciano is highly accomplished in television, radio, music, poetry, journalism and stage productions.
BIG HEAD PEOPLE is an animated political sketch comedy series created by Monteria Ivey & Stephan Dweck, featuring the voices of the "Goon Squad" comedy troupe (with animation by Andre Sutherland). Why "Big Head People" Because the world they inhabit is remarkably similar to ours... filled with provocative, politically explosive situations that require BIG ideas, from people with BIG mouths, and BIG heads to match. In an age where political correctness is used as a buzzword to mean "keep quiet," the BIG HEAD PEOPLE have something to say... and they'll make you laugh while you think.