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Tiffany Haddish May Change the Way She’s Protesting Police Brutality After Response from PETA

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) responded to Tiffany Haddish‘s comments about wearing fur. Last week Haddish said that a fan gave her a fur vest at a comedy performance and she’s going to wear it “as much as possible,” despite that it goes against everything PETA stands for. In fact, Haddish said she’d keep wearing fur until police stop killing Black people. Instagram“I don’t know if you know this about me, but I’m about to start protesting,” she said. “I’m going to wear fur every day until they stop killing Black people. When the police stop killing Black people, I’ll stop wearing fur. It’s my new protest. So sorry PETA. Don’t be mad at me, be mad at the police.” “See how that go?” added Haddish. “Because people are important and so are the animals, to keep me warm.” In their response, PETA said they were fans of Haddish’s but want her to rethink her form of protest against the police. But the organization didn’t say they agreed with what she said about the cop..

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A conversation with Luenell: When does Black comedy become hurtful?

When it comes to comedy, subjects that were unacceptable for mainstream America were the norm in small Black clubs. Comedians such as Redd Foxx, Dick Gregory, Richard Pryor and Moms Mabley were popular first in clubs on the “Chitlin’ Circuit” in urban hubs. Subject-matter material in these clubs frequently included jokes about race relations, women… The post A conversation with Luenell: When does Black comedy become hurtful? appeared first on Rolling Out.

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WATCH: Michael Che hands out ‘Reparations Emmys’ to Black actors we love

The 70th Annual Emmy Awards were light on laughs and Black winners, but one of the night’s most entertaining moments came from event’s co-host Michael Che. The Saturday Night Live star took matters of representation into his own hands by awarding several of our favorite actors who have been overlooked by the Academy with “Reparations Emmys” in a pre-taped skit. 2018 Emmy Awards Red Carpet Photos: Black excellence shines bright on television’s biggest night The first honoree on the list was The Jeffersons‘ star, Marla Gibbs. “Your role as Florence the maid is the reason I got fired from every service job I had,” said Michael Che. “Well thank you – I think,” she responds in the video. Other honorees for the award that highlighted actors whose roles made a significant contribution to the lives of Black folks were Jimmie Walker of Good Times, Kadeem Hardison of A Different World, Jaleel White of Family Matters and Martin star, Tichina Arnold. When the actress tried to verify the ori..

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REVIEW: D.L. Hughley: ‘Contrarian’ special

D.L. Hughley is returning to his roots as a stand-up comedian with a new special on Netflix and we’ve got an exclusive sneak peek at the trailer. D.L. Hughley: Contrarian hits the streaming service on September 18 and in it, the actor, comedian, and political commentator goes in on just about everything. Performing at the Merriam Theater in Philadelphia, Hughley keeps his audience in hysterics as he tells it like it is about the hypocrisy of racism in America, being a man during the #MeToo movement, why cell phones are ruining relationships, and parents who don’t follow warning signs. NetflixCheck out the hilarious sneak peek below: The new comedy special isn’t the only thing you should be paying attention to on Netflix this month. The streaming service is adding a long list of unmissable content to its lineup this month including Black Panther (9/4); City of Joy (9/7); and Disney’s A Wrinkle In Time (9/25). Netflix also just announced plans to release an hour-long special from W..

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