Tag: Race

Entertainment

#TBT: Michael Jackson Told Oprah He Would Never Pick A White Person To Play Him

After news that a White actor was cast to play Michael Jackson on a British TV comedy series surfaced this week, an old interview featuring the King of Pop himself has confirmed what we already knew: White actors shouldn’t portray Black people – period. It was announced Wednesday that Joseph Fiennes – of Shakespeare in Love and American Horror Story: […]

National

No Charges For Denver Police Officers In Jail Death Of Mentally Ill Homeless Man

The Denver District Attorney declined to charge the police officers involved in the death of a mentally ill man named Michael Lee Marshall, prompting the family to call for a federal investigation on Friday, KDVR reports.  The incident occurred in November 2015 when Marshall–a reported homeless paranoid schizophrenic–was arrested for trespassing. While in custody at the station, police claim […]