Jay Z Is Working On A New Docuseries On Race In Trump's America


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Jay Z is tackling race in the Trump era.

The rap mogul is currently working on his third docuseries, “Race With Jay Z,” with National Geographic. The project, produced by Hov and The Weinstein Company, will explore systematic injustices such as incarceration and the wealth gap, social media, activism and family, Variety reported. It will look at how race became “the most pressing issue in the nation” following the election, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

The six-part docuseries, hosted by...

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www.infowars.com reports:

Jay Z Producing Documentary Series on ‘Race’ After Trump Election

Promises to offer “a stark and provocative look into systemic injustices in America.”

NewsBusters reports:

Jay Z Producing Documentary Series on ‘Race’ After Trump Election

The National Geographic Channel announced on Wednesday, April 19, that it will collaborate with the Weinstein Company and rapper and businessman Jay Z -- whose actual name is Shawn Corey Carter -- to produce Race, a six-part documentary series that will offer “a stark and provocative look into systemic injustices in America.”

EW.com reports:

Trayvon Martin Film, Docuseries in the Works from Jay Z, Weinstein Co.

Jay Z and the Weinstein Co. are partnering to tell Trayvon Martin’s story on the big and small screens.

EW has confirmed that the rap mogul and the studio have secured the rights to two books about Martin, the unarmed black Florida teenager who was fatally shot by a neighborhood watch volunteer in 2012, igniting a national debate about racial profiling and civil rights.

The plan is to develop a narrative film and a six-part docuseries about Martin based on the books Suspicion Nation: The Inside...