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Cast and Crew of Color.org
Posted by Digital Dragon | April 25, 2010 04:15 AM
DV Republic citizens of color who work in Film, TV, and/or the Internet are encouraged to register with the recently launched online professional network. Click on the link below to register and put an end to the Big Lie that "we can't find people of color for opportunities in this industry". http://www.CastandCrewofColor.org

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Posted by MediaThreat | July 31, 2011 08:41 PM

Hollywood Critics “Stand Their Ground” Against Two New Black Indie Films
Posted by BadMofo | April 25, 2012 08:25 PM
When two independent Black films, “We the Party” and “Woman Thou Art Loosed On The 7th Day,” opened on consecutive weekends, thus entering the “gated community” of movie theaters, they encountered a hostility and suspicion by film critics analogous to the experience of Trayvon Martin, as Hollywood film critics “stood their ground.

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When a Caribbean-born South Asian man is roughed up on the street because he "looks like a Arab", his American-born son is outraged. Ignoring his parent's advice to let it go, this young man dresses up in traditional Arabic dress and walks the street as a kind of shark bait for bigots. This politicized Kung Fu film raises issues of racial profiling and vigilantism.

Freddy Vargas wrote and directed "Rice & Beans" and "Greenbacks", two episodes of the "Once Upon A Ride" latin drama series developed in the BFF DV Lab.
This important new 30-minute documentary film by Tania Cuevas-Martinez and Lubna Khalid focuses on the current issues of racial profiling and hate crimes on the rise in the United States since September 11. "Haters," journeys through key historical periods and contains personal accounts from victims as well as interviews with prominent activists and theorists. Featuring spoken word by Suheir Hammad (currently performing in "Def Poetry Jam," the hot new cutting edge presentation of performance poetry on Broadway.)