Is TV’s new “ironic” racism still racism in a different package?

ComedySymsbolNew article for ThyBlackman
Hey, guys!! Are you watching comedy these days? It’s never been funnier!!
There is this brilliant new thing it’s called “ironic racism”.
What is this? It is very funny, actually and there are several forms of it about: Read the rest of this entry »

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From Red Dwarf to Doctor Who, from Idris Elba to David Harewood and Marianne Jean-Baptiste why do British blacks have to come to the USA to find love in the UK?

idris-elba-lutherArticle for Thy Blackman
This month Homeland star David Harewood has criticised the lack of opportunities for young black actors in the UK and advised them to head Stateside to find stardom. Read the rest of this entry »

Red Dwarf Star Craig Charles in Coronation Street Racism Storyline

CorryCoronation Street is set to tackle racism in a storyline which will see Red Dwarf star Craig Charles, Read the rest of this entry »

Amnesty issues warning: Gay football fans, don’t go to the Ukraine – Stephen Fry voices anger

Poland and Ukraine denounced British press allegations of racism and mob violence at soccer stadiums and assured foreign footballers and fans on Tuesday that they would be safe during the Euro 2012 tournament they will jointly host next month.

No word then on the homophobic attacks in front of the worlds press earlier this week. Read the rest of this entry »

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