Is Laziness and Greed Crippling Black Storytelling in Hollywood?

Actor Anthony Mackie in a recent interview espoused: “I think right now [blacks] are being kinda lazy on our game,” Mackie said. “There are enough brothers with distribution deals and production deals where we should be making our own movies.” “Oprah got her own network,” Mackie said. “Michael Jordan own a franchise. We got black […]

We Count! Black Agenda 2010 hosted by Tavis Smiley

Participants include Michael Eric Dyson, Cornel West, Rev Jesse Jackson, Minister Louis Farrakhan, Angela Blackwell, Julianne Malveaux and others. They focused on challenges facing the African-American community and the nation, the question of whether America was in a “post-racial” era after the election of President Barack Obama, and the future of race relations.