How many black people work for Vice/Noisey/Complex/SPIN/Rolling Stone? (UPDATE :BUZZFEED included)

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OP updated 2/17/16 @ 8:21 PM

Inspired by this tweet.

And this thread.
http://www.thecoli.com/threads/pitchfork-has-44-writers-only-4-are-black-update-t-l-o-p-9-10.241796/

Here's a run down of all of the black employees and these publications.
VICE
Employees of the month y'all.
February's Employees of the Month | VICE | United States

NO BLACK PEOPLE!

UPDATE: 4/10/16

NOW I see alot of y'all still talking about Vice, making threads about them noisey ATL, CHIRAQ, Miami, etc documenatries with rappers but look at that and then take a look at these articles and then put two and two together to find out why Vice has no black people on their staff.
Google


A Historical Guide To Hipster Racism
Understanding Hipster Racism: Lester Bangs' 1979 "White Noise Supremacists"

Complex
The Complex Staff Lists Their Favourite Songs And Albums Of 2015
4 black people work for complex.

Out of 24 total employees.

Rolling Stone
Top 25 Editor profiles at Rolling Stone Magazine | LinkedIn
0 black people work for Rolling Stone. Out of 25 editors.

Noisey (The Urban Music Branch of Vice)
Top 25 Editor profiles at Noisey | LinkedIn
2 out of 25

SPIN Magazine
SpinMedia - Staff
1 black person here...as a contributor.

and now the linkedin.
Top 25 Editor profiles at Spin | LinkedIn

The grand total? :2

GQ
http://www.thecoli.com/threads/gq-young-thug-is-an-atlien-and-the-best-rapper-alive-link.401337/

And how many black folks work there?
:sas2:

Top 25 Editor profiles at Gq | LinkedIn
:sas1:1



So the grand total between pitchfork (4), rolling stone (0), vice (0), noisey (2) complex (4), SPIN (2), and GQ(1) is is...

13 black writers/editors....
TOTAL


:francis::dwillhuh::patrice::what::martin::wtb::why::whoo::mjpls:


BUT WAIT!!!! THERE'S MORE!
The FADER
2. Both black women.

XXL
Top 25 Editor profiles at Xxl | LinkedIn
5 black writers/editors

Pretty diverse staff, but again, black people are there are in the minority.


The Grammy Foundation

The Recording Academy
2.
Grammy Foundation

BUZZFEED

BuzzFeed

4 out of 94 employees

This is their video team for their US offices.



Credit: @Mr swag

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Look at (Some) of the rappers they prop up.
Then look at (Some) of the rock bands they prop up.
There's almost always some stark contrast between the talent.
Rock bands can be interesting, eclectic, talented individuals
like a Tame Impala or Alt J while the rappers seem to be the
most vapid ass hats they can find on Sound cloud, some of which have
gotten burn on The Coli.

That tells me all I need to know about the staff at these publications.
 
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Look at the rappers they prop up.
Then look at the rock bands they prop up.
There's almost always some stark contrast between the talent.
Rock bands can be interesting, eclectic, talented individuals
like a Tame Impala or Alt J while the rappers seem to be the
most vapid ass hats they can find on Sound cloud, some of which have
gotten burn on The Coli.

That tells me all I need to know about the staff at these publications.
It's like they purposely keep black people out of the equation on the journalistic side of things.

I can't believe once upon a time I wanted to work for one of these publications. Glad I didn't, they'd probably throw my resume in the trash.
 

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Complex?
The Complex Staff Lists Their Favourite Songs And Albums Of 2015
4 black people work for complex.

Out of 24.

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This is why I can't take their opinions seriously. Not to mention most of their articles REEK of self-importance and try-hard overdramatic penmanship. It's almost embarrasing
 
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