This ‘Watchmen’ writer and Emmy Award-winner has a recipe for the perfect Juneteenth

Vibe Guide: 'Watchmen's' Cord Jefferson's Juneteenth recipe

6/19/2021 9:33:00 AM

This ‘Watchmen’ writer and Emmy Award-winner has a recipe for the perfect Juneteenth

Vibe Guide: 'Watchmen's' Cord Jefferson's Juneteenth recipe

PrintWe wanted to know the vibe for Juneteenth this year, so we asked Emmy Award-winning L.A.-based TV writer, essayist and journalist Cord Jefferson.Jefferson is best known for his work on “The Good Place,” “Master of None,” “Succession” and the Emmy-awarded “Watchmen,” which he and the show’s creator, Damon Lindelof, won last year in the writing for a limited series category. During his acceptance speech, Jefferson famously

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thanked his therapist, Ian, and advocated for free therapy in this country. But he’s been doing the work for years, writing poignant essays on the Black experience and searing satire critiquing media’s portrayal of Black communities. In January, he launched the 2021 Susan M. Haas Fellowship to help underemployed journalists break into TV writing, with special attention on folks who are traditionally underrepresented in writers rooms.

On Juneteenth, Jefferson is celebrating, thinking and yes, going to therapy. He’s eating oysters, he’s drinking chilled wine, he’s mulling the idea of what reparations should look like. He’s wearing sunscreen, y’all. Because “Black people get skin cancer too.”

Ahead of the holiday Saturday, let him be your guide.AdvertisementThe unofficial smell of Juneteenth is:My Juneteenth self-care routine:I feel most free when: Read more: Los Angeles Times »

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D.L. Hughley Says Passing Juneteenth Holiday Doesn't Level Playing FieldD.L. Hughley says passing Juneteenth as a federal holiday doesn't level the playing field. Yup...when you think of African-Americans...think BBQ and holidays. What more do they want? Juneteenth baby...Malcom X fought against it and Martin begged for it. This is DONKEY backwards!! go on vacation Never happy

Don't Whitewash JuneteenthOpEd: 'Will there be 'Juneteenth' car sales and mattress sales 'celebrating freedom' and open to all? Will the holiday become another example of white folks capitalizing off of Black labor?' - meelanash on Juneteenth becoming a federal holiday ⤵️ meelanash I asked this very question of a friend this morning. meelanash Hope not no discount for your attitude 🤣 meelanash It's already white holiday, true white American fought and die to end slavery world wide. That include end of slavery in american. White people end slavery which start on Africa by Africa trible leaders. It took us thousands of years to end this world wide culture norm to end.