WYMS Radio: The Old Switcharoo, the politics of the Black image in Hollywood

the revolution of the mind continues…

Hollywood announced that a biopic on Black singer, Aliyah would be coming to the small screen on Lifetime TV.

Debate began when an actress who could who’ nuff pass for white (but is actually mulatto) was cast as the R&B Princesses with detractors on both sides.

The big question: Is it ok for Black “heroes” to be whitewashed on film – even if the person portraying them is half Black?

BONUS DEBATE : PART 2 of “FATHERS DAY THE MOST CONFUSING DAY IN THE HOOD”

You already know how we do.

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