It’s Bigger than Her (2 of 2)

A white actress claims she’s being short-changed in pay and opportunity. The world calls her brave! White movie exec claims Black films don’t sell overseas. He’s called realistic and business savvy! Topics like these frustrate me. Because the implications are bigger than the entertainment industry. Bigger than an actress, a film, a pay dispute. Bigger […]

It’s Bigger Than Her (1 of 2)

I may not be a fan of everything comedian and Academy Award-winning actress, Mo’Nique, has performed in, but the response to her call to boycott Netflix has me vexed. The immediate dismissal and caricature of her argument could be seen as another facet of respectability politics – and in some aspect, misogynoir.