Django Dolls Discontinue Due to Black Leaders Crying Racism




Daily Mail reported that after major outrage from advocacy groups like Al Sharpton's National Action Network and Project Islamic Hope, the figurines that resembled the characters from Quentin Tarantino's biggest blockbuster hit Django Unchained has been discontinued and withdrawn from sale.


In combination with the Weinstein Company, the studio that produced the movie, National Entertainment Collectible Assocation (NECA) contributed to the making of the dolls. Before production stopped, they were able to make a thousand of them.


Amazon.com was selling three figures that depicted the freed slave Django (Jamie Foxx), his sold wife Broomhilda (Kerry Wasington), and another slave Stephen (Samuel L. Jackson). They were apart of a series of several characters in the movie.


This marketing venture came to and end after black community leaders expressed their disgust.

Najee Ali, the director of Project Islamic Hope, said these action figures made a mockery of the horrors of slavery and the African American experience. He took it as a blatant slap in the face to his ancestors. The activist added that if dolls for Inglorious Bastards were made the Jewish community would totally dispute it.


On the other side of the issue, NECA and Weinstein's actions weren't meant to offend. According to them, these figurines were only meant to be collectibles.

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Comment by LLoyad Banks on January 19, 2013 at 5:33pm
Why not ban Buzzlightyear? He could destroy the universe...
Comment by A on January 19, 2013 at 4:14pm
@keepitreal .. 2 things. You along with most blacks are the biggest conspiracy theorists because it helps to cope with your utter lack of success and evolution as a race. When they say the strong survive, they mean mentally. I'm not saying what our ancestors did HUNDREDS of years ago was right, but those were conquering times. You and I, in this lifetime, start off equally. Obama is living testament, and i doubt he went through life b******* like 99% of his race. If anything with all the social and forced diversity programs, minorities have a leg up today.
Comment by 8grove on January 19, 2013 at 9:05am
Al Sharpton is stuck in the darn 60s
Comment by sinai on January 19, 2013 at 3:26am
It was a Hell of good movie, can't change the past butt you can learn from it do (that is if you smart guy or girl). All this complaining , now most of negros are killed by a negro just like pac said, you even can see that in tha movie and thats fckup do!
Comment by BuckDat on January 19, 2013 at 3:26am
@keepitreal4life You're just as lame with your ignorant blanket statements about "whites". Most white people are fed b******* history (or are just ignorant of it) just like everyone else. As if every white person participates in film-making in Hollywood or writes the history books. You sound no different than racist rednecks talking about blacks.
Comment by Trinity Daniels on January 19, 2013 at 2:26am
Holy f***, media coverage for nothing. It's dolls/action figures/collectables based on a movie. I'm all for civil rights, this ain't civil rights, this is activists fighting for stupidness. Either this is to raise the dollar value of the limited quantity of dolls, or this is to take attention of a more important issue in the economy. #AcceptReality.
#SellTheDolls
Comment by Andrew on January 18, 2013 at 11:59pm
Why does this have to even become a argument...just read my last staetement and if you dont see it that way your a fool..now people on here talking about white this and black that...look in the mirror if your doing that...and racism is seen by all races including black on white so check the facts.
Comment by Andrew on January 18, 2013 at 11:58pm
All the crying and complaining over this movie is ridiculous....its just aa film and byt the way a amazing one..Tarantino is a genius and as far sas these dolls go they are f****** toys based off a movie which is done all the time...all this stupid s*** about its bad cause it deals with racism is stupid...how about movies with murder..people know others who get killed al the time and they probably don't appreciate that...or movies dealing with rape when people who have been victims of rape don't like that...its a f****** film and that is all it is...get over it.
Comment by keepitreal4life on January 18, 2013 at 11:37pm
Dont like when coward white folks get on here with their coward statements. whites are heathen britain criminals sent over here by the queen devil. They want us to forgive and forget 400 yrs of bs and another 100 yrs of mental slavery like this dummy @A. whites history is nothing but violence. They take everyone else history change it and use it for themselves. Example. Look at all movies about the bible which took place in mid-east. why is it all white folks in the movie in a place full of ppl of color till this day except for them fake jews that need to go back to germany. everything about whites was stolen. they are leachers a parasyte
Comment by Xcel on January 18, 2013 at 11:15pm
@keep it real
N**** please



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