As far as the title "Hidden Figures" goes, I believe the Black women that worked at NASA were mathematicians, so FIGURES = NUMBERS. That isn't to say they didn't come up with a title to piggyback off of "Hidden Colors," but that's what figures means in the title.
Hollywood is notorious for taking someone's pitch idea and developing it, and cutting out the person that made the original pitch. Countless unknowns have gotten their pitch rejected, only to see a project hit the screen with their idea. I think some have won lawsuits, but they're kept quiet. They pay them off with the condition they don't broadcast that they won the suit.
Yes, They stole a lot in the music game,This is why I got out some brothers,I knew got beat. some won law suits but I Think part of the agreement was for them to stay quiet.about black reporters in the media you gotta be careful every black face ain't black,I had a black reporter run up on me one time and use a sophisticated word on me before I could say anything a sister jump in front of me and gave a blazing answer I agreed with her and walk on I know he don't air them parts of her comments, black people is so filled with self hate for black who can battle W/S. I thank brother Tariq for sharing those sale your soul clauses in those contracts.
The people in the world who don't sexually experiment and don't know anything but missionary and doggy style are the ones who wouldn't understand Nate Parker's case. THey are the audience majority. I'll tell you even in my high school, from 2000 to 2004, there was a blonde white girl dating a hispanic guy for three years. In our last year, she let him and his black bestfriend run a train on her in front of a webcam. This circulated around this school but this was a year before myspace blew up.
Women are definitely like that, even as young as High Schooler. Now she's married to a giant of a black man. That's probably because she didn't experience strong buyers remorse. At the end of the day, non-black women experience buyers remorse after sleeping with black men. We usually don't offer anything other than good sex in your young years any way. It's not a come up to ride a black pole in college or prior to college.
I had a question about immigration. Last century, what kind of mindset would make an Italian immigrant come to the U.S. , open a restaurant and throw up a "no blacks allowed" sign on the front door. I'm concerned that legal immigrants are not good people.
Not sure if you're being serious but I'll answer anyway. White supremacy is about power. Always has been. Always will be. There is no "logic" in anything the say but the end goal is them at the top and you at the bottom. So if an immigrant who can pass for white (or a lot of other non-black immigrants) can get power by oppressing you can do it then he will. It's that simple but it also brings out a problem with black people. We try to "understand" white supremacy and "humanize" white supremacists. There is no logic or humanity with a white supremacist. You can't reason with them and you're not going to turn anyone who has that mindset into your ally. Instead of trying to understand them we need to realize that the majority of white people out there are probably white supremacists on some level. Once you accept that, then you can stop worrying about understanding them and focus more on what you're going to do to separate from them so you can build your own thing. Faith without works is dead so simply having knowledge and hoping things will change without actually DOING anything is a waste of time.
It's hard to argue those facts unless you're a troll, Hater, or white supremacist. Your right pointing out facts or complaining means nothing next to creating solutions and taking action. Keep building !
Tariq, good point to bring up how entertainers put their fortunes at risk by speaking out against the conspiracy and intentional con game. I always get a little upset with cats who lash out at celebrities who they don't feel are "black enough".You also have to be "smart enough".
Now there are some that will coon all the way to the bank and I don't support that buster B.S. But to think someone is gonna risk the fortune they worked to create for their family is asking a lot. Some sacrifice more than others and that is to be expected. And black celebrities should give back but they don't owe you as much as their boss does.
It tends to be a repeating theme for folks of color to have to start over from square 1 generation after generation by design. It's not a coincidence when a successful celebrity of color passes that the vouchers line up to include the tax man, government, law suits, agents, and debtors. So unless folks can find a way to shelter and pass the wealth to the next generation they haven't really done anything to make true progress.
I had to laugh on the ESPN plantation comment because that was too real and too funny. Them busters get little to no respect at the level of coonery they do. When you talk about sherman once being looked upon as a thug and not aligned with the establishment that was also once Jordan's position. I guess you have to have a few years on you to remember, but at one time the media ESPN (Eat, shit, piss network) etc... used to say Jordan was selfish and not a team player. That he would never win a championship. Then once Magic Johnson contracted the HIV and ended the money the NBA was racking in from the Bird vs Magic rilvary, the NBA was stuck. They were desperate. So they immediately did something they had never done in the history of the game by turning an individual player into a marketing machine for the NBA. They all of a sudden poured everything they had behind hyping MJ up like never before. The only person to come remotely close to Jordan with regard to being the league's boy is Lebron James.
I bring a lot of awareness to this and so much more in my book "Win Anyway". I hate to be bias or to blow my own whistle, but since I'm independent and not their boy (like you by choice), I gotta do what I gotta do fam. Good show. Keep building !
@JayBay I agree with your entire comment.
It was a bitter pill to accept but I had to learn that the race soldier attacks because he wants to attack and because he wants to attack.The means and the motivation.
Let's say a Black does not like country music. The Black will just not listen to country music. The race soldier will not like rap music.
The race soldier will make it his mission to corrupt and destroy rap music so that no Black people can enjoy it.
I do not involve any non-Blacks at the strategic level with anything that I am doing to make money. The race soldier really is a demonic entity. Either bury the race soldier. Or bribe him to leave you alone.
A bullet or a buck. That is all they will ever understand.
I mean a bullet as in a type of train and a buck as another name for a deer. ;-)
Not much to add at this point. Only hear to listen, read and observe. being that I was a fan of Lynch Mob, when I stumbled across this site I was curious to see what a Lynch Mob member was doing now. So their is quite a long archive to sieve through, and I would like to hear your insights on the music business as well as your insider experiences, so you could you please guide me to the relevant broadcasts. Thank You Tariq
I'm sick of sharing my POV's publicly online. I just realized I have some unique perspectives coming from the bottom. I'm going to keep my survivor techniques and share them with people I personally know.
And your point is.....?
Not trying to be a smartass, it's just that your comment was really vague.
Just hear about this show. Has medical trials targeting poor people ever been discussed? Poor people strapped for cash flood the gates with these clinical trials, giving away their sperm, hair samples, etc.
Paytc just read your comments again what your saying is so true I'm thinking gotta watch what were spending our money on if we're going to live reasonably.
@We The People
Yeah, I get what you are saying.
I agree on not airing out strategic moves online. Sneak attacks are your only weapon when you are outgunned and outspent.
Black organizations are already infiltrated and subverted by race soldiers. The best bet is to work in small "cells", like the cells of biological tissue ;-) , cells of no more than five people, pool together some money and then subcontract out the rest. Never take your hand off the controls. The race soldier is never on vacation. You have to do a permanent exorcism.
NIGGA YOU CANT BE SELECTIVE WHO YOU HOLD ACCOUNTABLE AND WHO YOU DONT. HE DIDNT KEEP IT REAL PERIOD AND DIDNT HAVE TO GET THAT DRAMATIC WITH THAT BS.
Funny how white people and their Black feminist lapdogs want to bring up Nate Parker's 17-year old acquittal but they media wants to forget about Josh Brolin, Donald Fagen and Paul Simon's issues. And the most recent case against Johnny Depp has been completely buried. Absolutely no one talks about the specific evidence and video footage Amber Heard has provided. white supremacists will defend that dirty looking white boy Depp. His case is a modern coverup. Disgusting.
Where are the nbws protesting this:
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