Tag: jerry seinfeld

Nas, Steve Stoute featured on ‘Tanning of America’ panel

New York City’s Paley Center was packed for the star-studded premiere of the first two parts of a four-part-documentary-series titled The Tanning of America: One Nation Under Hip Hop. The documentary, which is based on a book of the same, was followed by a panel including legendary Queens rapper Nas, O Magazine’s Editor-at-Large Gayle King, Civil Rights Activist Reverend Al Sharpton, FUBU’s founder Daymond John, director and former Yo! MTV Raps host, Fab Five Freddy, and the author and director of The Tanning of America, Steve Stoute.

Jerry Seinfeld’s comments: Black comedy and white privilege

Seinfeld came under scrutiny recently for his web series “Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee.” Currently in its third run, the show has noticeably focused on white males in terms of who has been featured. During a recent interview with Buzzfeed on “CBS This Morning,” the comedian snapped at the interviewer after he was asked about the lack of diversity amongst his chosen interviewees.

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