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Ava DuVernay Introduces Diverse Database ‘Array Crew’—We Better Not Hear Anymore Excuses, Hollywood

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Far too often, Black and other Film/TV crew members of color often hear a variation on trite excuse, “We keep hiring this white person because there aren’t a lot of [insert specific POC identifier here] directors, producers, cinematographers, production designers, costume designers, editors, etc.!”

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Controversial NFL QB Dwayne Haskins Is A Free Agent After Washington Releases Him + ESPN Analyst Doubles Down On Problematic Comments About Black QBs

NFL quarterback Dwayne Haskins was let go by the Washington Football Team for under performing and breaking COVID-19 protocol. ESPN analyst Booger McFarland served up a problematic reaction to Haskins’ firing about Black quarterbacks that’s just… wrong. More inside… Taking a job with the NFL is a dream come true for athletes who long to hit the gridiron in hopes of a championship. However, it’s hard work. It’s takes discipline, sacrifice and strength to get banged up by 300lb men […]

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