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Sept 5 (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc on Tuesday launched Brown Sugar, the new subscription-video-on-demand service featuring what it calls the biggest collection of the "baddest" African-American movies for its prime members.
Prime customers would receive a seven-day free trial to access the service at BrownSugar.com and on other devices paying $3.99 per month thereafter, Amazon said in a statement.
The Brown Sugar website tagline describes itself as "a black explosion of hot chicks, cool cats and cult classics". Its portfolio of movies include "Blacula", "Black Caesar", "Cotton Comes to Harlem" and "Foxy Brown", among others.
The announcement comes at a time when online video-streaming services like Netflix Inc and Amazon Prime are competing to gain traction among young viewers who are shying away from traditional television services.
Brown Sugar, run by African-American TV network Bounce, would be available on Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Amazon Kindle and web browsers via BrownSugar.com.

http://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/r-amazon-launches-african-american-movie-subscription-service-2017-9-1002341550
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>paying a monthly fee for access to blacksploitation movies
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>>175519
genuine question: are nowadays kids too stupid to download movies from the internet?
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>>175526
The internet revolution has passed Inner City Youths by almost completely. Some say because they are too poor. Others say they are simply too stupid to use a computer.
Who knows.
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The world is now a parody of itself
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I'm sure OP wanted to discuss Amazon's new business ventures and not get mad about people who aren't him getting things. Totally.
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>>175526
something something black people something
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>>175519
Why would they choose emphasize films like Blacula and Foxy Brown? Surely there has to be better black films to make your flagship titles.
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>>175731
Why is there an attack on the oscars being too white while there are numerous black-centric awards shows? Why would it be unacceptable (and don't feign that it wouldn't) to do the equivalent with a white film website? There is an anti-white sentiment that has unfortunately gained mainstream attention/support and to deny that is to confirm your coin chasing.
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>>175777
>Why would it be unacceptable (and don't feign that it wouldn't) to do the equivalent with a white film website?
Because white people don't want a white film website. The only time WHAT IF WHITE PEOPLE ___? comes up when someone who isn't white gets something. I don't think the oscars are intentionally racist but let's not act like it's not an majority white event. Also you can't complain about minorities not going and making their own things then complaining when they go and make their own things.
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>>175788
Lol wow the denial is real.

White people making anything for white people specifically is always demonized super hard as being racist. What world do you live in that this is not the case?

Also black people have won Oscars almost exactly in proportion to their population.
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>>175776
HOLYSHIT HAHA
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>>175519
This is some shit tier news OP
I personally don't give a fuck about chimps, chimping out to offer an EXCLUSIVE and SEGREGATED black only film section. If chimps want to get together and watch their film dynasty featuring blockbuster hits such as BABY BOY or POETIC JUSTICE then so be it.
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having read about it, it sounds horribly patronizing

I'm not be African but I'm brown and stuff like this is embarrassing

>>175793

I have nothing against a channel with films targeting a particular racial demographic, including white people.

I think people are right to be upset if the way it targets that race is by denigrating everyone else as inferior or worthy of second class status just because they aren't a given race.

Like German cultural thing or white people TV is fine but it stops being OK if it's white supremacist or black panthers TV (I'm not saying it should be illegal, but I don't think that's tolerable on an ethical level since it's divisive and malicious toward innocent people).

Whatever race it's associated with, if some cultural phenomena is inherently hateful and bigoted it's not good. There are Italian and Greek and Irish cultural events that happen where I live and those are white cultures and they're fine events, I don't think anybody could find any fault with them celebrating the way they do.

Generally speaking, people don't define their culture by their race, since most races contain many diverse cultures. African Americans get away with it, probably because they're seen as so powerless, but even then I don't quite understand since African Americans are just as diverse as white people in the US. Asian demographics like Chinese and Indians have a relatively small presence and are generally more recent so their western diaspora tend to be more culturally homogenous I think.
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>>175802
The main issue I have is the narrative of most of these blaxploitation films: The white man is our enemy. If you started a website that featured films with white actors fighting against evil black people, the adl and splc would be running up your dick hole like you were hiding coins in there.
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>>175776
It's kinda racist / fucked up because they're assuming black kids are only interested in watching shitty C-List black parody movies and gangster films

Why does the left and Hollywood always emphasize negative black steryotypes while trying to be on their side?
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>>175526
Urban youth don't have PCs. Most of them only ever access the internet through their phones.
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Thats good. Make sure that side of town is well marked and gated thank u
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>>175526
>nowadays kids too stupid to download movies from the internet?
Most people view on their phones and are stupid enough to spend 3/month for three dozen different subscription services, not realizing it adds up to more than a fucking cable service.
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>>175519
AMAZON DID NOT LAUNCH IT!!!
Not like you guys will notice this post but hey I can try.
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>>175802
>Generally speaking, people don't define their culture by their race,

Anon Black is synonymous with African American because nearly all Blacks ARE AA if you've noticed.

>frican Americans are just as diverse as white people in the US.

they've only left the South very recently in notable numbers
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>>175519
this is great! i've always thought they should categorise these "brown" films together for those who enjoys it...i myself don't like seeing too much white on screen, same goes for indian films, chinese films or even muslim films..
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Very progressive. I like it.
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>>175788
White people wouldn't want it because we're not envious of another races sucess.
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>>175519
Pay just for negro stereotypes... I don't think so pal.
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>>175526
'Click to down...' - tldr
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>>178024
Segregation of the races is important for diversity. Every city-dweller knows this. It's just those suburban and rural retards who want integration.
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Sad, they don't have Gayniggers from outerspace on it.
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>>175519
didn't these idiots learn anything from boost mobile
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>>175526
A lot of people are still religious and churches tell you not to pirate. Utah is one of the states that purchase the most porn.
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>>175519
So BET but for movies?
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>>178439
A large chunk of city dwellers are for race mixing and a large chunk of suburban and rural people don't want it near them.
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>>178947
Religious institutions are for mind control of the masses.
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9.99 for amazon prime
4.99 for anime strike
And now 3.99 for brown sugar, ahh!!!
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>>178947
I haven't been to church in a decade or more so things may have changed, but I don't remember my pastor ever preaching about the evils of copyright infringement.
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>>175519
Wasn't brown sugar by the Rolling Stones considered a derogatory song for its time? Kind of funny seeing a reference to it pop up in this context.

>>181251
They didn't teach the 10 commandments at your church?
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>>181266
>10 commandments

Copying is not stealing though. Was Jesus stealing from bakers when he fed thousands of people with five loaves of bread? If anything, Christianity endorses piracy.
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>>181272
I always thought about the loaves and fishes story differently. The way I imagined it, Jesus was able to miraculously make the goods he had more filling and therefore could serve a greater number of people with smaller portions. Regardless of interpretation of how he did it, what he did was considered to be a miracle for the time. Unless you consider 10 year olds pirating games a miracle, they aren't really comparable.

If you want to debate this more using strict interpretations of biblical excerpts, I would suggest consulting your local orthodox church. They will probably be the most versed in this matter.
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>>175519
I hate all media nowadays, unless it is made by the common man, such as what is posted online. the manipulative, greedy, propaganda mainstream has lost it's credibility with my generation and younger. It can all go fuck itself.




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