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Black Enterprise magazine September/October 2017 issue

LIFESTYLE

Mo’Nique Versus Netflix: Focus On The Message, Not The Messenger

Mo’Nique Versus Netflix: Focus On The Message, Not The Messenger

We need to consider and focus on the larger picture and pattern raised by Mo’Nique, no matter how undeserving, messy or unstrategic she might be with her calling out Netflix. Black female comedians don’t get starring roles in sitcoms offered to people like Roseanne Barr or Kevin James, nor are they cast in the lead film roles enjoyed by the likes of Amy Schumer or Kevin Hart.

We need to consider and focus on the larger picture and pattern raised by Mo’Nique, no matter how undeserving, messy or unstrategic she might be with her calling out Netflix. Black female comedians don’t get starring roles in sitcoms offered to people like Roseanne Barr or Kevin James, nor are they cast in the lead film roles enjoyed by the likes of Amy Schumer or Kevin Hart.

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