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“THE HELP”: Controversy or Misunderstanding?

The Help came out the gate in second place at this weekend’s box office. On the heels of Planet Of The Apes, the women driven film grossed 26 million dollars on 2534 screens. Planet of The Apes in week two grossed 27 million dollars on 3691 screens.

Today’s interview was inspired by Mary Mitchell’s column in the Chicago Sun Times entitled ‘The Help’ Surprises With Dignified Portrayal of Black Maids

Take a look at the article and listen to the interview with Emma Young, CEO of Emma Young Creative Inc. who has a different take than Mary Mitchell on “The Help”.

What is it about image of black maids that make Black folks uncomfortable?

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