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On Tuesday, Roland Martin and the NewsOne Now panel had a spirited debate over police brutality, Tarantino's remarks, and whether he should apologize for his statements.


Filmmaker Quentin Tarantino joined protesters, including Dr. Cornel West, in New York City’s Washington Park to escalate awareness about police brutality around the country. Calling the racialized epidemic” police terror,” Tarantino pulled no punches when talking about how Black people in this country are disproportionately affected by police violence. “When I see murders, I do […]

Real estate developer, television personality, conspiracy theory slinger, Internet troll, and now apparent faux film critic Donald Trump (pictured) was none too pleased with last night’s Academy Awards — particularly the accolades bestowed upon “Django Unchained.” Presumably upset with actor Christopher Waltz and filmmaker Quentin Tarantino and their wins in the Best Supporting Actor and Best […]

What better way to get Black people to oppose gun control than to evoke everyone’s new favorite slave, Django — and the thought of being free to murder every White person in sight? That is the skewed logic of gun advocacy group, Political Media, the creator of Gun Appreciation Day. With the snappy title, “What […]

Django Unchained star, Jamie Foxx, is the latest entertainer to sharply criticize legendary director Spike Lee over his blanket negative assessment of the film and its creator, Quentin Tarantino, saying that the iconic film-maker had “run his course,” reports The Guardian. The question for me is: where’s Spike Lee coming from?” Foxx said. “He didn’t […]


Legendary social activist, comedian, and author Dick Gregory weighed in on the controversial Quentin Tarantino film “Django Unchained,” and he made some controversial comments about film director Spike Lee. In an interview posted to, Gregory says that the movie spoke to him in ways that no film had in all his years on earth. […]


When British reporter Krishnan Guru-Murthy asked Quentin Tarantino whether there was a link between movie violence and real violence during an interview about the director’s movie “Django Unchained,” he did not receive it too kindly, according to TMZ. Scroll down to see interview RELATED: Slaves For Sale: “Django Unchained” Action Figures Released Tarantino said he […]


The criticism levied at Quentin Tarantino for his so-called humorous take on slavery in “Django Unchained” has been intense as critics claim that he is exploiting a traumatic, ugly period in this nation’s history so far reaching, that the effects are still felt today. The announcement that he is now selling slave action figures is […]

When Director Spike Lee said that he wouldn’t be supporting Quentin Tarantino‘s ‘Django Unchained,’ my reaction was simple (and said with one raised eyebrow): “[Lee] has had a Black woman play a crackhead, a Black man get drunk and kill his wife, a Black woman make a living having phone sex with wealthy, White men […]

The suave actor extraordinaire Denzel Washington (pictured) had an ongoing beef with director Quentin Tarrantino that lasted 7 years, and according to a recent interview with GQ Magazine, Washington, despite rumors, offered the director an olive branch 10 years ago.  The drama between the two men recently came to surface again because Washington’s oldest daughter […]

Matt Drudge, founder and editor of The Drudge Report, has a lengthy history with the art of Internet trolling. Like most attention whores tricking for web clicks, Drudge goes above and beyond to provoke for the sake of netting attention to his site. Tact is never a tool for those of his ilk, so it’s […]