Incarcerated Rapper Blogs Against RacismProdigy, Mobb Deep's lead rapper and avid blogger, is currently locked up in Fishkill, NY. With all the time on his hands, he's been reading, writing, and philosophizing. And doing a lot of thinking about how racist the entertainment industry is. And making long, long lists of examples of racist cartoons, movies, TV shows, and advertising, and sending those lists out to be posted on blogs [VIBE]. He has a point! Can you add anything to this rundown?

QUESTION?

WHY IS IT ALWAYS ONE BLACK PERSON IN SHIT THAT WHITE PEOPLE WRITE? (CARTOONS, MOVIES, T.V., COMMERCIALS, & ADVERTISING)

EXAMPLES

CARTOONS: CHARLIE BROWN, SUPERFRIENDS (JUSTIC LEAGUE), G.I. JOE, STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE, UM UM UM, KEEP ON UMIN' CAUSE IT AIN'T NO MORE.

MOVIES: STRIPES, REVENGE OF THE NERDS, POLICE ACADEMY (ACTUALLY HAD 3 BLACKS, HOLYSHIT!), PREDATOR, ROCKY (3 BLACKS, HOLYSHIT!), AEON FLUX, STAR WARS, SUPERMAN, THE SHINING, GOODFELLAS, PULP FICITION, FROM DUSK TO DAWN, GRINDHOUSE, MATRIX, 3000 MILES TO GRACELAND, DEVIL'S ADVOCATE, WAR OF THE WORLDS, THE GUARDIAN, THE DEPARTED, CHILDREN OF MEN, DAWN OF THE DEAD, 28 DAYS LATER, APOCALYPSE NOW, PLATOON, WILD HOGS, OFFICER & A GENTLEMAN, X-MEN, SPIDERMAN, FANTASTIC 4

T.V.: FACTS OF LIFE, SILVERSPOONS, A-TEAM, KNIGHT RIDER (MY BAD THAT WAS A BLACK CAR), 21 JUMPSTREET, SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE, MAD T.V., JAY LENO, SEINFELD, KING OF QUEENS, 2 _ MEN, LAW & ORDER, MY NAME IS EARL, CSI, EVERY NEWS CHANNEL/SHOW, LITTLE RASCALS, THE SUITE LIFE OF ZACH & CODY, THE NAKED BROTHERS.

COMMERCIALS: LINCOLN TECH SCHOOL, APEX, DRAKE, PIZZA HUT (USES QUEEN LATIFAH'S VOICE, BUT I NEVER SEE A BLACK), WHITE CASTLES, HOTELS.COM, BLOCKBUSTER (GOT A BLACK CARTOON CHARACTER), CLAIROL, U.S. ARMY, U.S. AIR FORCE, ING. DIRECT, HYUNDAI, WASHINGTON MUTUAL.

PRINT ADVERTISEMENT: VICTORIA'S SECRET (STAY WITH ONE BLACK CHIC), JC PENNEY, MACY'S, NAUTICA, POLO, TOMMY HILFIGER. ALL OF THESE LISTED ABOVE ONLY HAVE ONE OR 2, IF WE'RE LUCKY, BLACK PEOPLE IN IT.

WHY IS THAT? BECAUSE THAT'S HOW WHITE PEOPLE LOOK AT US. THEY ONLY PUT THE ONE OR TWO BLACKS IN, SO WHEN WE CONFRONT THEM ABOUT BEING RACIST FOR NOT HIRING MORE BLACKS THEY CAN SAY "THAT'S NOT TRUE, LOOK THERE'S A BLACK RIGHT THERE, LOOK AND A BLACK THERE!" NOWADAY'S WHAT THESE COMPANIES/MAJOR CORPORATIONS DO, AND THAT IS CREATE AN ENTIRE BLACK CAMPAIGN. SO, YOU WILL SEE AN "ALL BLACK" LINCOLN NAVIGATOR COMMERCIAL OR AN "ALL BLACK" MCDONALD'S COMMERCIAL, AN "ALL BLACK" COLLGATE TOOTHPASTE , NIKE, SUNNY DELIGHT, ETC, ETC.....

WHY CAN'T WE BE IN THE REGULAR COMMERCIALS? BECAUSE THE REGULAR AD'S BEING RUN COMES ON AT PRIME TIME & ON EVERY CHANNEL OR OUTLET. THE "ALL BLACK" VERSIONS ONLY COME ON DURING "ALL BLACK" T.V. SHOWS OR ON "ALL BLACK" CHANNELS / OUTLETS. ALSO, THE "ALL BLACK" PRINT ADVERTISEMENTS ARE ONLY SEEN IN "ALL BLACK" NEIGHBORHOODS OR IN "ALL BLACK" MAGAZINES SUCH AS: EBONY, JET, XXL, ETC, ETC.....

YES PEOPLE IN THE CORPORATE WORLD, FROM HOLLYWOOD TO INGLEWOOD RACISM IS ALIVE, KICKING AND AS STRONG AS EVER. THE ONLY DIFFERENCE IS THAT INSTEAD OF BEING OVERT, NOW THEY'RE BEING COVERT. 'THEY TOOK THE CHAINS OFF OUR FEET AND PUT EM ON OUR BRAINS"........................SO, GROWING UP I COULDN'T HELP BUT NOTICE ALL OF THESE THINGS AND SEEING HOW SERIOUS THE PROBLEM IS, MADE ME STOP READING THE FICTION. I THEN STARTED RESEARCHING THE ORIGIN OF ALL THE BULLSHIT. I BEGIN READING ONLY FACTUAL BOOKS ON HISTORY, SCIENCE, CULTURES, POLITICS AND OTHER REAL ISSUES. I BEGAN QUESTIONING PEOPLE AND THEIR BELIEFS/BELIEF SYSTEMS.