White Criticism of Black Entertainment

I often find myself craving the approval of white people for the Black things I love and, conversely, feeling attacked when white media disparages those things. Even the simplest critique makes me angry. Knowing they even exist, knowing that a white critic could form an opinion like that or even think it was in anyway appropriate

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The Unapologetic Blackness of The Wiz

Originally published August 19, 2016 on I’ve loved The Wiz since I was a little kid. Although it scared the bejeezus out of me (please don’t ever ever talk to me about Evillene’s fingers curling back onto themselves), it was one of my favorites. I loved listening to Diana Ross belt “Home,” I loved

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