Skip to comments.‘White Privilege’: ‘Ferguson' Actors Melt Down, Kicked Off Stage
Posted on 11/08/2017 7:45:47 AM PST by sloop3
New York: There were chaotic scenes at the closing of the controversial FERGUSON play in Manhattan. The near riot situation took place at the closing night curtain, when cast member, Cedric Benjamin, who plays Michael Browns friend Dorian Johnson, urged the standing room audience to turn on their phones and record him as he accused the FERGUSON play of being unbalanced and biased. Benjamins rant was shut down by director Jerry Dixon, calling the actor unprofessional and ordered him to stop and told the cast the performance was over and they were "dismissed." As the argument and shouting spilled into the foyer and the street Benjamin attacked playwright Phelim McAleer and accused him of "White Arrogance."
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One piranha gets cut and it’s all over.
I don’t get it.
Was he criticizing the play or the production?..............
When a person believes firmly in something on an emotional level, the last thing that will change their mind is reason. It’ll actually make them respond thusly.
He believes so firmly that it was an injustice there is literally no way to change his mind.
My first thought (without seeing video) was that this was a publicity stunt.
I’m sure the play promotes the truth of what really happened /s
So, he took away the actor's freedom of speech. Maybe the actor should have knelt while speaking.
I just watched the video...
Did I hear him right when he claimed 42% of black people shot by police are unarmed?
That’s completely incorrect.
i don’t know but he destroys the narrative of BLM...he claims in the 1st six months of this year 492 people were shot by cops and 242 were black...
It has been described as the first Conservative play ever in New York.
Wouldn't that be more like ' the first Conservative play in the Country'?
It might’ve been credible if Benjamin complained at the start of the play.
I checked out the video.
The actor decided in his closing speech to go off script and claim cops are killing unarmed black men. An actress standing next to him takes up for him.
The actor probably figured since the play is closing out he’ll try and launch himself and make a scene saying he opposed the play and supports the lies.
Yep... like all libs, emotions trump reason.
If we don’t attempt to use reason against these arguments it’s worse.
Blacks are smart enough to understand logic... to say otherwise is insulting to the many people in the black community who can easily get beyond ‘emotion and hype’...
Actually... it does. Its a “conservative” play that attempts to inject the truth of what really happened into the popular narrative. Which is why Cedric went nuts.
So they shot more whites.................
The play FERGUSON is simply an exact reading of the grand jury transcript. It exposes all the lies of hands up don’t shoot. My guess is that he took this gig so he could pull off this protest.
I’ll wait for the movie and then i will skip that too.
Thanks for letting me know. That’s good news.
Exactly...........Facts don’t matter to these people. They are irrelevant. Only the narrative matters..............
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