Danielle Belton better known as the blogger The Black Snob has created and published a blog site, The Retort, to talk about media representations of African Americans. More specificially, The Retort dares to talk back to CNN, the producer of last year’s controversial series Black in America and this year’s Black in America 2. The Retort launched July 6 and will feature commentary from a bevy of black bloggers about Black in America/Black in America 2 as well as provide an interactive community that solicits reader, viewer feedback.
The Retort is a special blog series by several black bloggers meant to examine, discuss and dissect CNN’s Black In America series. Airing July 22 & 23, the site will be doing a live blog of the documentary and producing multimedia discussions on the topic.
Bloggers featured on The Retort are: Jay Anderson of AverageBro, Danielle Belton of The Black Snob, Christopher Chambers of Nat Turner’s Revenge, Cheryl Contee of Jack & Jill Politics,Charles D. Ellison of The Ellison Report, Gina McCauley of Michelle Obama Watch and What About Our Daughters, Vernon Mitchell Jr. of Negro Intellectual, Baratunde Thurston of Jack & Jill Politics, Lamar Tyler of Black and Married With Kids, Elon James White of This Week In Blackness, Poet, writer Bassey Ikpi and more.Category: News, web 2.0 | Tags: Black in America 2, CNN, Danielle Belton, The Retort