“Person of color” Fails At Dumbing Down Melanin

Another liberal commentator did it. She said “Person of color” as though it was some meaningless, throwaway phrase. What is remarkable about the use of that term is what it says without saying it. Is “white” not a color? The phrase implies white is not a color because, so-called “white” people are not included in the group … More “Person of color” Fails At Dumbing Down Melanin

On Melanin Envy: Al Jolson’s Mammy

It was the first talking film. The main character sang about his “mammy.” He sings about her and is wearing blackface. Isn’t that proof Jolson’s character had melanin envy? Why does a Jewish man need to wear Blackface as a Jazz singer? It just doesn’t compute. There’s more…much more… The “Jazz Singer” was inspired by … More On Melanin Envy: Al Jolson’s Mammy

On Melanin Envy: What PBS’ White said Without Words

PBS produced a short film entitled “White” for its FUTURESTATES television series. It is like a fifteen some odd minute commercial for melanin envy. The premise says it all: some people have money, but need melanin. Other people have melanin, but need money. Why human melanin though? Since melanin exists in animal fur, fish scales, … More On Melanin Envy: What PBS’ White said Without Words

Melanin Envy

A scholarly review of melanin envy or bias in art and media. The Oxford English Dictionary defines envy as “malignant or hostile feeling; ill-will, malice, enmity.” It is also referred to as “active evil, harm, mischief.” Furthermore it is described as “the feeling of mortification and ill-will occasioned by the contemplation of superior advantages possessed … More Melanin Envy