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She said I can't be an indie filmmaker because I'm black. Why did she say that?

She said I can't be an indie filmmaker because I'm black. Why did she say that? Topic: How to write a great creative brief
June 15, 2019 / By Merrill
Question: I love filmmaking honestly. It's basically everything to me. It's my creative outlet but I'm not very advanced it in. I'm just starting out so my work isn't the best work in the world but people like it. There's this girl from my sister's art school that told me I'll never make it as an independent film writer/director because of the fact that I'm black. She said that "You might write like you're white but the fact still remains that you're black. Blacks don't make it in this world." and it honestly hurt my feelings. I don't know of that many black independent filmmakers but why does she think my race means I can't do this?
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Jordan Jordan | 8 days ago
Don't pay attention to her remarks. What world does she live in? I don't think our current President is precisely white with freckles and red hair or white and blonde either. Hasn't she seen how good of an actor Morgan Freeman is? Not only is he a great actor, but also a film director, and narrator. How about Oscar winner actor Denzel Washington? What a great singer Stevie Wonder is and how far he's made it in the music world despite being blind? Don't let anybody stand in the way of your dreams. Tell this girl to take a long walk on a short pier and pay no mind to her silly remarks. You look on the internet to search for what it is you like and period. Let your creative side flow and you'll learn little by little all there is to learn. Don't bang yourself because you don't have a lot of experience, thus, "not advanced in it". Every writer was once a newbie. None were born experienced. You can film my sci-fi book "Godericks". You can search for a brief description of it on youtube and the ebook is available on Amazon Kindle. LOL. Best of luck as indie filmmaker.
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Jordan Originally Answered: She said I can't be an indie filmmaker because I'm black. Why did she say that?
Don't pay attention to her remarks. What world does she live in? I don't think our current President is precisely white with freckles and red hair or white and blonde either. Hasn't she seen how good of an actor Morgan Freeman is? Not only is he a great actor, but also a film director, and narrator. How about Oscar winner actor Denzel Washington? What a great singer Stevie Wonder is and how far he's made it in the music world despite being blind? Don't let anybody stand in the way of your dreams. Tell this girl to take a long walk on a short pier and pay no mind to her silly remarks. You look on the internet to search for what it is you like and period. Let your creative side flow and you'll learn little by little all there is to learn. Don't bang yourself because you don't have a lot of experience, thus, "not advanced in it". Every writer was once a newbie. None were born experienced. You can film my sci-fi book "Godericks". You can search for a brief description of it on youtube and the ebook is available on Amazon Kindle. LOL. Best of luck as indie filmmaker.
Jordan Originally Answered: She said I can't be an indie filmmaker because I'm black. Why did she say that?
Ignore her, she is a racist **** a deserves to be ******* slapped. There are PLENTY FAMOUS Black Filmakers. For Example, Film maker - Movies Produced Thomas Carter - Save the Last Dance, Metro, Swing Kids, ect. Allen Hughes and Albert Hughes - The Book of Eli ect. http://www.lib.jmu.edu/smad/aadirectors.aspx -- heres more!! That girl is ******* racist and will never get anywhere in this world. TELL HER THAT No matter what color you are you can succeed. ALSO, TELL HER "THE GOD DAMN PRESIDENT IS BLACK WHERE THE **** HAVE YOU BEEN?!!" -- Also you can call 911 for harassment, and hate crime.

Hammond Hammond
Ignore her, she is a racist **** a deserves to be ******* slapped. There are PLENTY FAMOUS Black Filmakers. For Example, Film maker - Movies Produced Thomas Carter - Save the Last Dance, Metro, Swing Kids, ect. Allen Hughes and Albert Hughes - The Book of Eli ect. http://www.lib.jmu.edu/smad/aadirectors.aspx -- heres more!! That girl is ******* racist and will never get anywhere in this world. TELL HER THAT No matter what color you are you can succeed. ALSO, TELL HER "THE GOD DAMN PRESIDENT IS BLACK WHERE THE **** HAVE YOU BEEN?!!" -- Also you can call 911 for harassment, and hate crime.
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Hammond Originally Answered: I am a black female and i want to be a bone marrow donor i say black cause in some cases it make a difference?
You would sign up for the marrow registry. If you are in the US, its http://www.marrow.org . If you are in a different country, just search for your country's marrow program. In the UK its the Anthony Nolan Trust, but I dont know the web address off the top of my head. Canada may have its own page, but is together with the US registry. Race does matter in the matching process, because the matching process is essentially a type of dna testing. Since you are a minority, its great that you want to sign up because the registry needs as many people from as many different ehtnicities as possible. You can sign up in person if there is a donor center in your area, or by mail. In the US, it costs 50$ to sign up. That fee is to help offset the costs of typing, which is like several hundred dollars and in the US its a publically funded program. Sometimes there are programs or donor drives that can sign you up for free, you can call the registry to ask if there are any in your area. When you sign up, they will take either a small sample of blood or a cheeck swab to type you, and then log your info into the registry. Your info will be searchable world wide, although you remain anonymous. If you are selected as a possible donor, the registry will contact you and set you up with a local hospital to get additional testing to make sure you are still healthy enough and that you are in fact a match. You can decline from donating at any time, and pull your name from the registry at any time. There are two different ways the donation is done, and the site I listed up there breifly gives an over view of them.
Hammond Originally Answered: I am a black female and i want to be a bone marrow donor i say black cause in some cases it make a difference?
I don't think race makes a difference. Yes, your doctor is a good place to start. At the very least, he/she can send you to the right people to start the testing. Good for you!

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