Black in Hollywood: Carlton Jordan -'Trials of Tokenism'

Duration: 24 minutes
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Black in Hollywood: Carlton Jordan  -'Trials of Tokenism'
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‘Black in Hollywood,’ is a docu-series that celebrates Black Excellence in the lives of creatives living and working in Hollywood. In an interview format, it aims to explore misconceived notions of working in the industry, the intersectionality of ‘blackness’ in film and television, and the ups and downs of their unique journeys.

In this episode, we gain insight into what life’s been like for black creative Carlton Jordan. Hailing from North Carolina, Carlton went from going to an all-black elementary, junior high, high school and college, to being thrust into Hollywood as one of the only black people on his producing teams. Tokenism on its face seems harmless, but there are many consequences of the half-hearted efforts to include a face to give the appearance of diversity.
Content Warnings: Mild Language
Genres: Documentary and Reality
Studio: Moviefield Entertainment
Producers: Brandon Miree
From: United States
Produced In: United States
Guests: Carlton Jordan

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