Producers Eva Longoria and Charles D. King revealed this June at the Produced By conference that they are creating a database of talent based on race so that studios can explicitly engage in racial discrimination while hiring for film crews.
“We have to do the work — every time I produce something, I bring my crew list,” Longoria said at the conference, according to a report by Deadline.
King and Longoria added, “They share the Deadline call list.” “diverse talent” between themselves and other filmmakers — such as Ava DuVernay, who helmed the woke, factually-challenged Netflix miniseries If They See Us And Colin in Black & WhiteColin Kaepernick was a former NFL player and started a social justice vanity initiative called.
King agreed with Longoria that their role as producers involves racial discrimination in the hiring process.
“A lot of times we’re taking a leap and you have to fill the gaps,”King spoke. “You just have to keep calling all your friends and everybody but they’re out there. There’s enough people with some level of experience to take the leap to the next level.”
Producers don’t see any problem with ethnic discrimination. This is in keeping with the philosophy of “antiracism,”Ibram.X. Kendi popularized this phrase. Kendi is known for his famous book. Antiracist Tips, “The only remedy to racist discrimination is antiracist discrimination. The only remedy to past discrimination is present discrimination. The only remedy to present discrimination is future discrimination.”
Longoria & King say that film crews are not overwhelmingly made up of minority groups in the past and therefore the industry has been considered de facto racism. A meritocracy, which includes all races, isn’t the way to fix past discrimination. It will only be active discrimination for those groups who were excluded.
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