Things must be made unequal to compensate for America’s inherent “racism,” states Critical Race Theory. The organizers of the Cinder Block Comedy Festival (CBCF) in New York City are taking this principle to heart — and are expanding on it. They’re charging an increased submissions fee for only one group: white men. And there’s more.
Until March 15, it’ll be “No white males need apply.”
The festival, taking place September 15-18 in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, is limiting early-bird-submission opportunities (February 15- March 14) to women, non-whites, and those “identifying” as “LGBT”; in addition, members of these groups can apply at the discounted rate of $19.25. Submissions from what festival organizers call “token bearded white dudes” will only be accepted between March 15 through April 15, and they will have to pay $25.
The organizers claim to be doing this because, as they put it in a website video, “We think comedy shows should be as diverse as f***.
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