We wrap up our two-part series on awards season with a discussion about the Oscars! This week, hosts Jarrett Hill and Tre’vell Anderson are joined by writer – producer – author and film critic Brooke Obie who makes the case for Black folks to divest from a need for majority acknowledgment and entrance into institutions that ignore us. We’ll examine the variety of ways television and film academies and awards shows ignore and gaslight Black, Brown and Asian creators. All that and more!
Pass the Popcorn
Tre’vell and Jarrett discuss the Teen Vogue situation and Alexi McCammond’s problematic and hurtful old tweets.
This week, Jarrett has an honorable mention for all of us working, playing, loving and living while battling mental health issues.
Tre’vell also has a dishonorable mention for Derrick Jaxn who we won’t link to for doing the most while doing the absolute least.
Follow Brooke Obie here.
Pick up a copy of Brooke’s novel Book of Addis here.
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Jordan Kauwling is the associate producer.
About the show
Sometimes the people, places, and things we love don’t love us back. We’re fans, but we also have some ANTI- feelings toward them. Every week on FANTI, journalists Tre’vell Anderson and jarrett hill bring their pop culture and political expertise to things we must stan and stand up against. FANTI is a place where nuance reigns supreme with energetic, complicated, and sometimes difficult conversations that bring deep knowledge and thoughtful perspective to the things we love and rage about, from the White House to the Real House(wives).
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