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

Jack Johnson defeated Jim Jeffries on this date 105 years ago

On this date 105 years ago the first ever Black Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jack Johnson defeated ‘The Great White Hope,’ Jim Jeffries in the fight of the century. Motion pictures of the fight were suppressed in an act of censorship of the idea of Black Supremacy.