Harry Belafonte

The Role of US Corporate Entertainment in the Social Control Element of Imperialism

Submitted by Danny Haiphong on Tue, 08/05/2014 - 12:23

by Danny Haiphong

Don't expect truth or wisdom from entertainers. They work for monopoly media corporations, not for their adoring publics. With a few exceptions, Black entertainers conform to the dictates of Power and view their own “fans” as lower forms of life. “Jay-Z rejected an invitation to speak to [Harry] Belafonte, calling him a ‘boy’ who needed to understand that the rapper's very presence was 'charity' to the Black community.”

 

From Paul Robeson to Dwayne Carter, Jr. “Lil’ Wayne”

Submitted by Wilmer J. Leon III on Tue, 02/19/2013 - 17:14

by Dr. Wilmer J. Leon III

Lil' Wayne may be a big name in hip hop music, but he's a moral and intellectual lilliputian who trivialized the murder of Emmett Till “ by using it to make sick, caviler, sexist, and misogynistic references to women.” If you are in need of a strong Black male role model, Paul Robeson is your man.

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