Quentin Tarantino Says The War on Drugs Is Essentially Modern Day Slavery

In a recent interview, Quentin Tarantino asserted that the war on drugs is essentially modern day slavery.

From Smell The Truth:

“This whole thing of the War on Drugs and the mass incarceration that has happened pretty much for the last 40 years has decimated the black male population. It’s slavery. It’s just slavery through and through. It’s the same fear of the black male that existed back in the 1800s.

Dick Gregory Calls Spike Lee A Thug and a Punk For Criticizing Django Unchained

Legendary comedian Dick Gregory went off on Spike Lee over his widely-publicized criticism of the film Django Unchained.

Gregory is clearly a big fan and supporter of Tarantino’s controversial movie, and thinks Lee’s critique of the film was unfair (since he never actually saw it) and hypocritical.

From NewsOne:

He then calls out Lee for criticizing a film that he’s never seen, saying that if anyone has created movies that are disrespectful to our ancestors, it’s Lee himself:

For Your Consideration: Summer M.’s Movie Pitch

It’s awards season. And although I did not spend a tremendous amount of time in the movie theater, I learned a thing or two about what’s hot in Hollywood, which might be summed up in the following tweet from Erykah Badu:


Judging from the trailers I sometimes catch while watching television, this observation seems about right. There are two billboards within three blocks of my home: one of a few pale white people (Twilight) and one of Jamie Foxx (Django Unchained). The combination of Badu’s tweet along with the deluge of for and against commentary I’ve seen clog up my various social media timelines about Taratino’s now Golden Globe-winning project, I think now is the right time for me to pitch a film project that encapsulates Hollywood’s current obsession with the garlic-allergic and the enslaved. Check out my one page after the jump.