former Staff Writer for Wyatt Cenac's Problem Areas on HBO
Wyatt Cenac’s Problem Areas was a late-night docu-series, that followed Emmy Award winning, comedian and writer, Wyatt Cenac, as he explored America’s most pressing issues. The show was Executive produced by John Oliver.
We’re used to surprises from Jay-Z. One day he’s announcing his retirement, the next he’s growing new locks. But on Tuesday, when the National Football League announced a deal with Jay-Z’s company Roc Nation, fans of the hip-hop mogul raised their collective brow — and it went higher on Friday when TMZ reported that he may be about to become part owner of an NFL team. At the very least, Jay-Z seems to have forgotten the point of the social movement led by Colin Kaepernick; at most, he has set that movement back and cost it its solidarity.
The ugly truth is white on white crime does exist. It is a growing pandemic in the white community, and if we don't call attention to this problem soon, there will be no more white people left to run the world.
Most of the conversation surrounding crime involves black people, who selfishly take all of the credit for being criminals. Blacks are notorious for being called thugs and gangsters, but the real MVPs (Most Violent People) are white people, with the majority of homicide victims being white as well.
We’re then taken to a party where Aubry Taylor and her boyfriend Carter Nix, a biracial couple, are doing drugs and having a grand old time. There’s dancing, people are sweating, and miraculously no one is standing around on their cellphones taking pictures for the gram. Aubry goes to the bathroom, where a black woman confronts her and threatens to stomp her “Barbie-doll ass.” It’s worth mentioning that meth head Aubry looks nothing like a Barbie doll, so either this woman never had the toy as a child or Aubry is considered a top-notch beauty by Modesto’s standards...
With the advent of YouTube and digital media, if SNL isn’t finding great talent, it’s probably because the casting methods have lagged behind the times.Millennial black comediennes might be getting overlooked because their progressive characters don’t fit roles the show is used to. Perhaps it’s not that black women aren’t “ready” for SNL; it’s that SNL isn’t ready for a black woman. And it won’t be—until the show is ready to change the roles it asks black actresses to play.