New political/media watch site is launching today, The Black Retort, aka THE RETORT, edited by moi and starring a cadre of you favorite most outspoken and interesting bloggers from hither and tither including Jay Anderson of AverageBro, 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.
The site is set up as a critical response to images of minorities in the media and is kicking off its coverage Monday with a critique of CNN’s Black In America documentary series. Check out our stories, videos and podcasts in weeks to come, culminating with a liveblogging of Black In America 2 and a critical analysis of the latest installment of the new series.
It’s time to talk back! Do it with The Retort!