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Video "Empire's" Misguided Politicization
A very short clip from Saturday Night Live's longer sendup of the new hit Fox show, "Empire." This 9 second clip spoofs what the show posits is completely incongruous: a Black queer man in the world of Hip Hop/R&B.
Video Race and Class on the Council Estate: Top Boy Clip #1
Ra'Nell and his best friend Gem meet top boy Dushane.
Video Race and Class on the Council Estate: Top Boy Clip #2
Dushane is granted a sit-down with East London drug boss Bobby Raikes.
Video Race and Class on the Council Estate: Top Boy Clip #3
Single and expecting Heather, a White woman, begins growing marijuana in her council estate flat.
Video Black Diasporic Delineation: Youngers Clip #1
Yemi's mother prays that he does well on his GCSEs.
Video Black Diasporic Delineation: Youngers Clip #2
Uncle Errol kicks the Youngers out of his restaurant.
Video Race and Class In and Around the Council Estate: Youngers Clip #3
Jay gives his demo to former girl group member Kalisha.
Video Crime & Decentered Blackness: Misfits Clip #1
Nathan points out Curtis' disadvantages.
Video Crime & Decentered Blackness: Misfits Clip #2
Curtis' ex-girlfriend, who took the brunt of the charges for cocaine possession, gets out of jail and visits him during community service.
Video Decentered Blackness and the Case of Black Women: Misfits Clip #3
With his new power to change genders, Curtis creates an alter ego, Mel, to bypass his athletics ban.