Wilhelmina Slater Vanessa Williams was on Barbara Walter’s “The View” yesterday and she came so close to having a teachable moment with Barbara!

Williams talked about “The Blind Side” and Hollywood’s obsession with white characters saving people of color but was interrupted by Walters talking gibberish, “[The Blind Side] was a wonderful story, and it was a story of closeness between two races,” she said.

Vanessa Williams should’ve said “yes, Barbara, but can you name a movie where Black people saved white people?”

Read this online at http://colorlines.com/archives/2010/03/vanessa_williams_explains_hollywood_white_knight_syndrome_to_barbara_walters.html


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