OH TV: REAL TALK – AML AMEEN AND ASHLEY WALTERS DISCUSS THE EXODUS OF BLACK BRITISH TALENT TO AMERICA
[Thanks Lorraine] I enjoyed this debate. The black British community tends to always look at what black Americans have achieved in the world of entertainment etc, but what we have to remember is that none of that happened over night and they STILL have a long way to go. Note to Trish Adudu – I know time was an issue but surely there is a way to stay within the time limit without constantly interrupting the guests.
SENIOR BBC BLACK EXECUTIVE PAT YOUNGE TALKS LACK OF DIVERSITY ON BRITISH TELEVISION / DOTUN ADEBAYO NOT IMPRESSED
In July Pat Younge resigned from his post as chief creative officer of BBC Productions and will say goodbye to the corporation at the end of this year. But before leaving Pat has decided to speak out about the lack of diversity on British television. In a recent interview with Radio 5 Live breakfast he said: “I have lived in both [the US and the UK]. I would rather personally live in Britain as a culture, as a society, in terms of how different races […]
The topic on whether or not there could EVER be a Glastonbury type festival here in the UK dedicated solely to black music starts at mark [08.33] when DJ Chuckie asks if “there could ever be a black festival”, and then host Mim quickly jumps in and STRESSES the word “URBAN”. Yeah…I see what you did there. Hahahahahaha. Anyway check out the debate below. … Trust me when I say this… the powers that be will only green light an “URBAN” Glastonbury festival if the headliners are: Professor […]
The Pardon My Blog team went out and posed the following questions to a group of articulate, intelligent and eligible young men: You’re on a first date with a girl and you’re in a restaurant. Her ex/baby father comes over and beats her up. You haven’t known her that long. What do you do? You go to a friend’s house and you find him beating up his girlfriend. What do you do? And the third question which is totally unrelated to domestic violence: Light skinned girls or dark […]
With Choice FM Breakfast show host/comedian Kojo as a special guest, the debaters discuss the process of choosing personnel to be on debate show’s such as BBC 3’s Free Speech. Points raised during this debate… – If you agree with someone does that mean they represent you? – Do you have to be elected before you represent a community or group? – Is there pressure to represent everyone who shows support? – Is it bad to automatically side with someone who you […]