Ya’ll ready to boycott ABC ironically the same network who black audiences support in droves with the shows Blackish, Scandal,HTGAWM, and Grey’s Anatomy have solidly stood by Raven-Symone aka the most hated black woman in America after the tremendous backlash she has received for recent comments. I am also adding an interview her father did with Your Black World after her comments about her discriminating against black people with non-traditional names.
“We love Raven. She is confident, genuine and opinionated, all qualities that make her a great addition to the panel.”
Thousands signed a petition on Change.org addressed to “View” creator and executive producer Barbara Walters to fire Symone.
As of Sunday, the petition had more than 125,000 signatures.
But ABC is not buckling to the pressure, and the network is standing behind the co-host. Symone is “a great addition” to the show, a network spokesperson told CNN. Full Story Here..
What kills me is Zimmerman saying he is so surprised how much attention and outrage has happened with killing of Trayvon, I guess he feels that this should be just swept under the rug and forgotten. More below:
Attorney Craig Sonner said the public is only hearing part of the story, and when all the facts come out, it will be clear that Zimmerman acted in self defense. A grand jury is scheduled to begin hearing the case April 10.”George Zimmerman suffered a broken nose, and had an injury to the back of his head, he was attacked by Trayvon Martin on that evening,” Sonner said. “This was a case of self defense.” FULL STORY HERE…
I guess Jay Z was wrong, in fact his D.O.A song probably made things worse.
Source: The Life Files
A team of evangelical Christian explorers claim they’ve found the remains of Noah’s ark beneath snow and volcanic debris on Turkey’s Mount Ararat. But some archaeologists and historians are taking the latest claim that Noah’s ark has been found about as seriously as they have past ones—which is to say not very.
Found this over at SoJones and think this is a must see. Shopping While Black is definitely a reality in this society.