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Today’s blacklisted American: Anyone in Hollywood who is white

A banned race in Hollywood
A banned race in Hollywood.

Blacklists are back and Hollywood’s got ’em: Warner Brothers has decided its next Superman will be super-woke and must star a black Superman.

More important, the studio has decided that in order to make the film the “super-woke” concept they envision it must only hire blacks to make it. Not only has the studio hired a black writer to write the script, it is insisting that the director and crew must be black also.

The Hollywood Reporter proudly makes note of the fact that they are looking for only black people to do it all, and are looking for a black director. The piece unabashedly excludes the film’s producer J.J. Abrams as a candidate purely because it would be “tone-deaf.”

Nor is that all. Hollywood also wants the focus for all its future superhero films to be “diversity” and racial oppression rather those evil and quaint old concepts of “truth, justice, and the American way.”

Diversity and representation remain key drivers of the DC universe moving forward. Warners is developing a Latino Blue Beetle movie with Angel Manuel Soto attached to direct, and HBO Max is casting for a gay Green Lantern character for an upcoming series. And The CW’s Arrowverse is about to get its second Black female superhero series with Ava DuVernay’s Naomi (Batwoman also features a Black lead, Javicia Leslie) just as Black Lightning is about to wrap its final season.

In the 1960s and 1970s Hollywood correctly forced the ending the discrimination against blacks, merely because of their skin color. Beforehand the industry had been forced by bigoted theater owners and audiences in the Democratically-controlled southern states to exclude blacks from its films. In the 1960s the studios started refusing to play that game, in a just and righteous campaign to end such racial discrimination By the the 1970s, the war had been won and, as long as they showed they had the skill and talent to do the job, black actors and filmmakers could get work, at any level. The issue of skin color was removed.

The pendulum however has now swung entirely to the other extreme. Now it appears that all minorities must be given favor in casting and script decisions and hiring. The hiring of whites must be minimized, to the point of utter idiocy.

In other words, Hollywood — dominated fully by the Democratic Party — has now become no different than those southern theater owners and audiences, except that instead of hating blacks Hollywood despises whites.

Keep these facts in mind the next time you are thinking of watching a movie. You might reconsider giving the bigots in Hollywood any money for these new productions. Maybe you should instead consider watching older films, such as the 1978 Superman film, made at a time when freedom, justice, and the end of hate and discrimination were the goals.

Pioneer cover

From the press release: From the moment he is handed a possibility of making the first alien contact, Saunders Maxwell decides he will do it, even if doing so takes him through hell and back.

 
Unfortunately, that is exactly where that journey takes him.

 
The vision that Zimmerman paints of vibrant human colonies on the Moon, Mars, the asteroids, and beyond, indomitably fighting the harsh lifeless environment of space to build new societies, captures perfectly the emerging space race we see today.

 
He also captures in Pioneer the heart of the human spirit, willing to push forward no matter the odds, no matter the cost. It is that spirit that will make the exploration of the heavens possible, forever, into the never-ending future.

 
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22 comments

  • Phill O

    We no longer have TV. Going to movies ended for me over 10 years ago. The Simpsons show has long been an advocate for wokeness. Sure miss the old Flintstones!

  • Lee Stevenson

    This makes my pee boil! The same way as the talk of the next James Bond being a girl makes my pee boil. In principle, there is no reason for superman not being black, but the choice should be down to how good an actor is for the role. This bullcrap pees me off, pees you guys off, AND pees my black friends, my kids black friends, and undoubtedly most of the black community off. I can guarantee that this nonsense is the idea of some crazy, white, supposedly “left” wing loony. Although let me say, not any form of “left” wing that I recognize.

  • Lee Stevenson

    @Phill O, good man! I have a TV, it has no “television” connection, it is permanently connected to our Wii for family gaming, and I have a Chromecast for the odd occasion we want to stream a movie or watch an event, the last time it was used was for the Perseverance landing. Reading and listening to podcasts or radio shows are the entertainment of choice in my household, and I believe the average IQ of my family benefits from it.

  • Art

    SO I have to ask the obvious question here maybe two…

    *What if anything does this accomplish for the black community?

    *Do two wrongs actually make a right?

  • Cotour

    #16 “CULTURAL APPROPRIATION”, BOILED DOWN, NICE AND SIMPLE

    ​Pants, where do pants come from? Through the extensive investigations of Archeologists pants apparently were developed 7000 years ago in Mesopotamia? Nope.

    ​Then pants were developed by the Egyptians, 5000 years ago. They were designed to help protect workers during all of that stone cutting they did? Nope.

    I know, pants are the invention of the Native American Indians and are many thousands of years old? They were designed to keep them warm during the long cold winters in North America? Nope.

    Then pants certainly must be the invention of ancient African tribes and who knows how old they could be? Again, no, not even close.

    ​Pants through extensive investigations are apparently the original invention of the North Asian Horse Riding Peoples culture, and were first observed in Archeological digs that are about 2500 years old. And they are quite beautiful both in design and in construction.

    See for yourself: https://youtu.be/Pl7siWwzibs 45 minutes, very interesting.

    ​So how does the question: Where Do Pants Come From relate to “Cultural Appropriation”?

    ​If you use the term, “Cultural Appropriation” in your political argument and you wear pants, man or woman, and you are not of the North Asian Horse Riding People culture, then you are a hypocrite. Remove and never wear pants or use a multitude of other things that you more than likely wear and or use every day that the culture that you associate with had absolutely nothing to do with creating.

    ​Merriam Webster: Definition:

    Hypocrite: “A person who puts on a false appearance of virtue or religion”

    ​Hypocrisy: “a feigning to be what one is not or to believe what one does not : behavior that contradicts what one claims to believe or feel”.

    ​I told told you, nice and simple. The next item I am going to culturally investigate?

    TOILET PAPER! JGL 5/10/21

  • Andrew_W

    I think Idris Elba would make a good James Bond, and there are Black US actors that I think could play the Superman role wonderfully, but selecting people on the basis of race is racial discrimination, and is what MLK fought against.

  • Brian

    Andrew, excellent, the part after the coma nails it and comes to the point. “Selecting people on the basis of race is racial discrimination, and is what MLK fought against”. Simple, nothing else needs to be said.

  • Where are the SJW’s denouncing the appropriation of Euro-American culture?

  • wayne

    How Superman’s Creators Died Penniless
    https://youtu.be/p9OY7alzjZk
    13:23

  • wayne

    “In Search Of Steve Ditko” (2007)
    BBC4
    https://youtu.be/3gwDnhMO8is
    59:05

  • Haven’t been watching movies at the theater for a while. This will cap it off.

    Blair K Ivey — According to the SJW’s ALL Euro-American culture was appropriated from some other culture.

  • wayne

    Cotour–
    Pants, eh?!
    There’s an expression in the mental-health biz, “some people have too much time on their hands.”
    BillB–
    interesting site you have. (that smoked turkey, looks really tasty!)
    Skip the Theater, the chi-com “AMC” owns 60% of all theater-seats in North America.

    I would suggest the Archive as a great resource. (I’m working my way through their Film Noir collection right now.)
    https://archive.org/details/feature_films

  • BLSinSC

    OK so now let’s see an ALL BLACK cast of the remake of The Aquatic Life of Steve Sassoon! If THAT doesn’t put an end to the insanity then it’s all over for movies!

  • Jeff Wright

    Now Jason Momoa was the best thing to happen to Aquaman-making that character go from goofball to Gilgamesh. Terry Crews has the muscles…and is a nice man.

  • Mitch S.

    Ah, finally a Hollywood studio has stepped up and shown it truly understands “antiracist”.
    As long as there is any white person involved in a production their “privilege” will dominate and the rest of the crew will be oppressed.
    I hope the studios continue a policy of all productions must be written, produced, directed, and performed by people of color – preferably blacks. And all production functions should be limited to non-white staff and subcontractors.
    Once the results are released I’m sure whites will honor those films and programs by not watching them – lest they participate in “cultural approbation”.

    Hope that Hollywood’s example will soon be followed by the “news” media.
    How triggering and oppressive to be told about oppression of blacks by obvious whites such as Rachel Maddow, Chris Cuomo, Chuck Todd etc.
    At least MSNBC dumped white Phil Griffin for the beautifully colored Rashida Jones. But when will CNN wake up ? When will Jones clean house and sweep white privilege out of the halls of MSNBC? And what about NBC,CBS, ABC, The NYT, WaPo etc?
    Once the distributors of wokeness follow it’s dictates, then perhaps the leaders in DC will follow. Time for Pres Harris, Majority Leader Booker and Speaker Waters.

    Until the box office, ratings and election results are tallied….

  • Mitch S.

    Superman, hmm.
    That Superman history Wayne linked to showed Superman was created by two guys, Siegel and Shuster.
    They look awfully white, and those names don’t sound African…
    Besides Superman is “the man of steel” and we know steel production is the #1 industrial emitter of CO2.
    Isn’t it time to just cancel Superman?

  • James Street

    Last weekend I came across a piece that tied the Critical Race Theory back to The Frankfurt School. I went to my file cabinet and found one of the rare articles I consider so important that I print a hard copy: “The Frankfurt School: Conspiracy to corrupt” by Timothy Matthews. It was published in 2009. The original article gives a 404 error but a pdf of it is here:
    https://ia801704.us.archive.org/2/items/the-frankfurt-school-timothy-matthews/The%20Frankfurt%20School%20-%20Timothy%20Matthews.pdf

    The Frankfurt School formed in 1923 in Frankfurt Germany by communist Russian intellectuals who fled Stalin’s purge of “revisionists”. They studied why the communist revolution in Russia didn’t spread to the West and decided it was because of things like the West’s foundation in family, church and morality. When Hitler came to power they migrated to major American universities – Columbia, Princeton, Brandeis and California at Berkeley.

    Their long term goal became ‘We will make the West so corrupt that it stinks.’

    To further the advance of their ‘quiet’ cultural revolution some of the things the School recommended:
    1. The creation of racism offences.
    2. Continual change to create confusion
    3. The teaching of sex and homosexuality to children
    4. The undermining of schools’ and teachers’ authority
    5. Huge immigration to destroy identity.
    6. The promotion of excessive drinking
    7. Emptying of churches
    8. An unreliable legal system with bias against victims of crime
    9. Dependency on the state or state benefits
    10. Control and dumbing down of media
    11. Encouraging the breakdown of the family

    Remember this is from an article written in 2009 about The Frankfurt School’s goals created in the 1920s and 1930s. The article says The Frankfurt School gave us no ideas about their plans for the future after they destroyed western culture.

  • James Street related: “The article says The Frankfurt School gave us no ideas about their plans for the future after they destroyed western culture.”

    Well, no, and I’ve commented on this. There is no goal, no better way, no end game. Progressivism is the human expression of the Second Law of Thermodynamics.

  • pzatchok

    We have already had a Japanese Superman.

    https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0001002/bio

  • Alton

    Maybe it’s another Race that Woke HollyWeird is after:………. We are talking Dims Here…….

    Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster were both born to Jewish immigrants, the Siegel’s from Lithuania and Shuster’s from the Netherlands and Ukraine. In 1931 the two became fast friends at Cleveland’s Glenville High School and ended up creating comics together.Dec 1, 2017
    —–From the Wokeist Google–
    They got one right for a change.

  • eddie willers

    With the rush to diversity on all levels, meritocracy goes out the window.

    We now have actors who can’t act, directed by people who can’t direct, from a story written by people who can’t write. That why we seem to get only old movies/TV shows that are remakes where they change the characters. If originally male: Female. If white: Non white. Etc.

    Doesn’t help with the poor acting and poor cinematography, but it satisfies this ludicrous drive to virtue signal.

    Has anyone heard whatever happened to the Scarlett Johansson movie where she was set to play a transexual person, but was hounded out when SJWs demanded an actual trans person must play the part? So you toss out a beautiful, bankable star to try and find a true deviant (in the scientific sense) to play the part. What are the odds that that will ever see the light of day?

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