The Rundown Homepage
News & Gossip Headlines!   New Music!   Brand New Videos!   New Photo Galleries!
these-photos-of-a-teenager-and-her-pet-lion-will-shock-you
2014-is-the-first-year-ever-with-zero-platinum-selling-albums
lying-to-get-out-of-trouble-little-girl-tells-the-cutest-make-believe-story
woman-in-a-white-dress-epic-fails-falling-into-a-flower-pot
old-man-embarrasses-a-young-cocky-boxer-in-the-ring
News Front Page!
NEWEST CONTENT HIGHEST RATED MOST VIEWED
think-like-a-man-banned-in-france-for-having-an-all-black-cast

“Think Like A Man” BANNED IN FRANCE FOR HAVING AN ALL-BLACK CAST!

thinklikeamanpos981221 Think Like A Man BANNED IN FRANCE FOR HAVING AN ALL BLACK CAST!Think like a racist.

France just keeps building on its reputation of hypocritical racial intolerance. Right on the heels of the controversy surrounding the Miss Black France pageant in Paris, news has come out that Steve Harvey’s highly successful film “Think Like a Man” has been banned in the country because of the lack of diversity in its cast. Global Voices exposed the issue rather pointedly, writing:

“Surprising as it may be, the answer lies in the fact that the film has an all-black cast. French cinema is often pointed at for not fairly displaying all components of the country’s multiethnic population. Although the recent success of the movie Les Intouchables, which earned French African actor Omar Sy the Cesar award for Best Actor in 2012, caused great pride and hope among French nationals from Africa and the Caribbean, it was not to be the turning point for a deep and lasting change.”

Much like the argument that the Miss Black France pageant was exclusionary in its celebration of black beauty, a note from the Facebook page of “Negro News” reposted on Martinican blog People Bo Kay, suggests that same thinking is at play with the ban on Harvey’s film.

“The French state has had a sociopolitical strategy which favors interracial relationships rather than valuing communities,” the post reads. “In the comedy ‘Think like a Man’, the focus is on black couples.” Source

PERMALINK
RATE THIS!
1 of 52 of 53 of 54 of 55 of 5
(2 votes, average: 3 out of 5, rated)
Loading ... Loading ...


LEAVE A COMMENT BELOW!









Follow us on TWITTER!




// Home News & Gossip Music Videos Photos About / Contact Us //
COPYRIGHT ©2008-13 RUNDOWN MEDIA