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Grey Review: Black Play for White People

Move aside Fruitvale Station, the black experience has been dissected in a Fringe play. Grey, directed and written by Chantal Forde. A white passing, racially ambiguous, redbone. Who felt qualified creating a piece about a young black man’s struggle out of the ghetto. Color me skeptical. Urban reporter extraordinaire. Led to the venue by a mixture of personal and journalistic curiosity. “Never really understood the whole dark skinned / … Continue reading Grey Review: Black Play for White People

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White People are Turning Diversity into the Hunger Games

The tributes are all shepherded into a small room. Black, Hispanic, Asian; a plethora of different ethnicities represented. Some are even white. A panel of judges sit opposite, their eyes and clipboards already appraising. This was an audition, so why the hell did it feel like a gladiator pit? Oh right, only one of us is being cast. Such is the entertainment industry. We are … Continue reading White People are Turning Diversity into the Hunger Games