Tag Archives: racism

BFAP #45: Diggin’ In The Scene

Tarik and LeMar ride a wave of positivity and bull$h!t as 2016 comes to a close. Download Brothers From Another Planet on iTunes Download Brothers From Another Planet on Stitcher Related Links Injustice Boycott: Relentless, principled, organized resistance driven by local people and supported by passionate believers Love Deez Nutz, or Why Van Jones is […]

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BFAP #44: “…how we bear the light”

Don, Tarik, and LeMar attempt to process the grievous 2016 Presidential Election and discuss what lies ahead. Together. Download Brothers From Another Planet on iTunes Download Brothers From Another Planet on Stitcher

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BFAP #42: We Are Americans

Struggling through the latest turmoil, Tarik and LeMar pay tribute to Gene Wilder, address how media has strengthened the voice of racism, discuss temporary escape hatches, and more.   Download Brothers From Another Planet on iTunes Download Brothers From Another Planet on Stitcher

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BFAP #33: 27 Questions???

Don, Tarik, and LeMar trade recommendations of the new Ta-Nehisi Coates Black Panther comic book and WGN’s Underground, talk about Buzzfeed’s incendiary black-people video, and more. Related Links Let’s Answer All 27 Questions Black People Have For Black People From That Dumb A$$ Buzzfeed Video – daviddtss for Bossip Questions From BuzzFeed’s ‘27 Questions Black People Have […]

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BFAP #27: The Force Stay Woke

Tarik and LeMar recap the highs and lows of Star Wars: The Force Awakens and look forward to a momentous 2016. Subscribe to Brothers From Another Planet on iTunes

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On The Walking Dead, an Allegory of White Supremacy

Outrage over the hit AMC series The Walking Dead has fractured its audience into faithfuls, hate-watchers, and deserters; and at the root of this outrage is the demise of most of its black characters. The death rate of black people in Robert Kirkman’s survival horror story reminds many black Americans of the real-world situation in […]

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Brothers From Another Planet episode 21: The Bourne Oblivion

Tarik and LeMar discuss the recent #Damonsplaining incident, Stephen Amell’s #NotAllTexans nonsense, and underappreciated movies of the past. Download Brothers from Another Planet on iTunes Download Brothers from Another Planet on Stitcher

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Brothers From Another Planet episode 20: Hell 2 Da Naw

Don, Tarik, and LeMar discuss the latest Kanye West VMAs speech, the 2016 Presidential Election, the sad end of Light Skinned Summer, and more. Download Brothers from Another Planet on iTunes Download Brothers from Another Planet on Stitcher Related Links James Baldwin Debates William F. Buckley (1965) Hell 2 Da Naw Naw – Bishop Bullwinkle […]

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Brothers From Another Planet episode 18: In Search of New Heroes

Don, Tarik, and LeMar talk about Bill Cosby, Hulk Hogan, and how complicit society is when protecting its most revered entertainers. Download Brothers from Another Planet on iTunes Download Brothers from Another Planet on Stitcher

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Brothers From Another Planet episode 17: Summer of Damn

Don, Tarik, and LeMar discuss the biased framing of the Charleston massacre, the lies behind the Confederate flag, the influence of religion on black entertainment, and the colossal mistake that was Jurassic World. Download Brothers from Another Planet on iTunes Download Brothers from Another Planet on Stitcher

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MMP#150: On Ferguson, A City in the Heart of Misery

A Marz Media milestone coincides with what may be a watershed moment in American history. LeMar reflects on the fallout in Ferguson, Missouri and around the country, in hopes of processing it all in the name of progress. Download The Marz Media Podcast on iTunes

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STUDY: You Might Actually Have A Racist Bone in Your Body

BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA–A recent scientific discovery will now force people to think twice when claiming not to have any racist bones in their bodies. According to the Committee for Racial and Cultural Knowledge in America, a nationwide study has determined that a the human skeletal system may be responsible for generalized discriminatory thoughts and behaviors toward […]

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Not Done With Slavery: What Black Oppression Narratives in Today’s Media Say About America

Immediately upon reading an email this morning about “another poignant book about slavery,” it was difficult to determine whether the “#FREEDOM” that ended the message was sarcastic. After clicking the provided link to more information about Tonya Cherie Hegiman’s Willow, and knowing the sender relatively well, I concluded that the hash tag was sincere. My […]

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Marz Media Podcast – Episode 45: Dorcas Davis [Part 1]

Teaching artist Dorcas Davis joins LeMar at the table to talk about being a black woman in a predominantly white college sociology class and the seminal role it played in her conception of race in America. Then we talk about her trip to Rwanda and how Western media often misrepresents Africa.

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Bloomberg to Garnett, Pierce: “Spread your cheeks and lift your sack!”

NEW YORK, NY—Mayor Mike Bloomberg has put the city on Amber Alert for the impending arrival of NBA stars Kevin Garnett and Paul Pierce. Upon joining the Brooklyn Nets this summer, the former Boston Celtics have been placed at the top of all New York Police Department watch lists. Further, Bloomberg has ordered mandatory cavity […]

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Expelled High School Terror Suspect Wilmot Opts to Go Pro

BARTOW, FLORIDA–“It’s about damn time,” said the publicist of Kiera Wilmot, the 16-year-old who became the consensus #1 prospect for the 2013 signing period of the World Terrorism Federation yesterday. Terror scouts—none of whom had even heard of Wilmot before her arrest for detonating a water bottle filled with household products last week—have been scrambling […]

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Former ESPNers Parker and Broussard to Join Fox News

 NEW YORK, NY—In their continued commitment to diversity, the News Corp. executives at Fox News are developing a new show for former ESPN reporters Rob Parker and Chris Broussard. After attracting negative attention following their comments about Robert Griffin III and Jason Collins, respectively, Parker and Broussard plan to co-anchor Cornballs from Hell, a nightly […]

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Kanye West Documentary About Racism Headed to Cannes

“George Bush did not care about black people, and neither did John Hughes.” Music superstar and Chicago native Kanye West had an epiphany: the ’80s movies he grew up enjoying contained racial undertones that have been ignored by mainstream critics. So West accepted the self-assigned mission of visiting the suburbs north of Chicago, where director […]

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Humanity Check: The Uppercut as an American Teaching Moment

It was the punch heard ‘round the country, an incident recorded by phone-equipped amateurs showing an altercation between on-duty Cleveland bus driver Artis Hughes and 25-year-old Shi’dea Lane. The barely intelligible argument escalated to violence and virally became national news. And although acts of violence on public transportation routinely surface on the internet, the fallout […]

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