July 26, 2019

Reacting to Bette Midler’s racism - No not Blackground

July 26, 2019 - NO Soundbites Allowed - As news and social media focus almost exclusively on the word "#Blackground" in a now infamous tweet from #BetteMidler we don't. Because the real racial bias is a different part of that #BetteMidlertweet. And it needs to be discussed.

Sources:
https://www.aol.com/article/entertainment/2019/07/26/kirstie-alley-accuses-bette-midler-of-pure-and-real-racism/23778989/
https://www.theroot.com/twitter-spirals-into-chaos-after-maga-gang-finds-bette-1836693981
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amos_%27n%27_Andy
https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/racism
https://www.latimes.com/entertainment-arts/story/2019-07-25/bette-midler-racist-tweet-trump
https://www.nydailynews.com/entertainment/ny-bette-midler-racist-twitter-blackground-remark-20190726-hp77rqdngzapzikc4qd36if5qm-story.html
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZRHMybaV4PE
http://www.mvass.com/2015/04/21/dont-miss-stephen-a-smiths-point-black-political-obscurity-is-self-inflicted/

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