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Posted on: Oct 28, 2014, Source: The Guardian

When my 9-year-old son found out that a friend had decided to be a “hobo” for Halloween, he asked, “Isn’t that kind of offensive?”

Posted on: Aug 10, 2012, Source: Ebony

Rashida Jones, daughter of Quincy Jones, tends to play “raceless” characters on TV and in movies. Why?

Posted on: Jul 6, 2012, Source: Ebony

Hurricane Katrina as the film's ominous backdrop, I couldn’t escape the notion that girls like Hushpuppy might actually have existed in its wake.

Posted on: Nov 11, 2003, Source: Africana.com

Just a decade ago it felt like the indie movie scene could become a haven for multiculturalism. Now it's just as white as the blandest Hollywood studio. What happened?