This project has been weighing heavy on my mind for the past year and a half, and I wished I would’ve gotten up the nerve to do this sooner so, the willing Participant (transformed into a Black Man) could attend a Donald Trump rally right before election day.
Racism is systematic, and prejudice is a bunch of individuals hell-bent on maintaining the system, and I personally would like to see these individuals in shoes that I know “mentally” they cannot fill.
If I had to sum it up in one sentence, Black Privilege Reality TV is geared towards the type of people who believe, Black People not complying with COPS causes their own demise.
That single statement alone explains the mindset of the individual who says it aloud.
What I want to do is take a White Male and have an experienced makeup artist transform him completely into a Black Man. He then will have opportunities to do the things he take for granted (privileged) as a Black Man. Mainly hidden cameras will be used.
I think this would make a terrific reality show, and it’s my attempt to battle or at least highlight racism especially to the ones who are in faux denial.
My idea participants are as follows: College & High School Kids• Young Adults • Law Enforcement Officers • Judges • Politicians • Creators of racists online games • Women (who share the views), just to name a few.
I know a lot are saying, “you work with police, you should be more supportive”. Although, I admire good Cops, at the end of the day, I’m Black First, and if you still don’t get it, then you need to sign up as a Participant.
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