TV One’s Cathy Hughes On Negative Portrayal Of Black Women [VIDEO]
Written by Hello Beautiful Staff on February 8, 2011 12:45 pmMs. Drama caught up with Radio One’s founder, Cathy Hughes to discuss the vision of TV One and why they are focused on the positive portrayal of black people from a black perspective. Ms.Hughes critiqued Mo’Nique’s performance in “Precious” as “the worst portrayal of a black women that’s ever been in cinema”. She also addressed Halle Berry’s performance that won her the Oscar and the lack of positive representation in television. Ms.Hughes questioned why no one has focused on the positive images like First Lady Michelle Obama.
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