The NAACP has fought against negative portrayals of people of color in film and television since “Birth of A Nation” in 1915. Today the NAACP Hollywood Bureau is a satellite of the National office that deals with issues of diversity programming and minority employment in Hollywood, and oversees the production of the NAACP Image Awards.NAACP Hollywood Bureau >
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The n-word has a long history of hate. It doesn’t matter whether the people listening are wearing tuxedos and gowns, the racist ugliness of it cannot be forgotten. Many in the audience clearly believed he had crossed a line in his final remarks.
Prince used his prodigious songwriting talents to preach messages of love, acceptance, and pride while defying the expectations and limitations of record labels, the media, and society.
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