Music Festival Charges Whites Double, Hero Dr. Mike, & USWNT Equal Pay Debate (Its Complicated)

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  • Published: 09 July 2019
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Comments • 8 593

  • Philip DeFranco
    Philip DeFranco   2 weeks back

    Hey! Hope you had a greaT WEEKEND...OH NO I HIT THE CAPSLOCK...there we go I fixed it.
    Afrofest 00:06 - Dr Mike 3:43 - TIA 4:44 - World Cup 6:31

    • Bruce Wayne
      Bruce Wayne  2 weeks back

      The folks advocating for the women's soccer team are wrong. Maybe they bring in more revenue in ticket sales, but that's nothing compared to the ad money that men bring in. If there's a sexist conspiracy, it actually favors women due to their bigger fee structure, even if they make less in aggregate. And of course, they're relying on lawsuits... as opposed to using worker strikes as leverage, which is something male athletes typically do if they feel poorly compensated... I guess these ladies themselves don't think they have much worth. And who cares if the ladies win more (against foreign teams that probably aren't as developed, mind you), if they still fail to draw in more ad money. And don't get me started on tennis or biology. With that being said, kudos to the female athletes that still respect the American flag.

    • Coatzecouatl
      Coatzecouatl  2 weeks back

      Racism is racism. The intent, reason or justification for it does not actually change what it is.

    • Not my name
      Not my name  2 weeks back

      I would like to see the men team against the women team.

    • Scott Bub
      Scott Bub  2 weeks back

      If they want equal pay and think they perform better then the men’s team then they should play against the men’s USA team and see how they do.

    • Public Enemy
      Public Enemy  2 weeks back

      On the uswnt it’s not the same because Brazil Germany have great players it’s like comparing oranges to twinkies but I agree they should be paid equally because the women don’t roll on the ground like there being murdered

  • Clayton Foster
    Clayton Foster  15 hours back

    I am here for Eventbrite! That's why you get all my money!

    • MrElaaks
      MrElaaks  19 hours back

      Regarding pay in entertainment (sports), it is as it is in most other places.
      You should get rewards relatable to the revenue you bring in and in relation to how easy you are to replace.
      No matter gender or race or whatever other excuses people tend to blame it on. But you have to show it of before the rewards come. So winning one world championship is impressive and should have given a bonus no doubt. But consistency is also a factor. So when you continue to deliver, reward should follow. If not, achieve somewhere else.
      Womens "soccer" championships are however, on a world level very new, and low rated, in comparison to the mens version. So in a broad sense, it makes sense that women "soccer" players receive a lower payout. This will however, probably change as womens "soccer" grows. But I doubt it ever will bring in the revenue that mens "soccer" does. Thus, the general level of reward will be comparably lower.

      • Kayla Chin-Loy
        Kayla Chin-Loy  1 days back

        Lolol what if you were mixed with a black and white background? Like the fuck you gonna do charge more than black people but less than white people? Either way, still racist.

        • Jake38nine
          Jake38nine  1 days back

          Racism and Segregation still exists today. I'm not sorry. If you're a black or ANY colored person who supports these ideals, you are worse than a slave. You are a demon who shall be sentenced to Hell for all of eternity.

          • Savannah
            Savannah  3 days back

            Discrimination against a white person is STILL discrimination. You *can* be racist toward white people. It baffles me that there is such a double standard on this. Yes, prejudice very often happens to minorities and non-white people, but it can still happen TO white people.

            • HoopleHeadUSA
              HoopleHeadUSA  3 days back

              Just think if your sports organization was the first in the world and history to unequivocally pay all members and genders the same. They would get soooooo much good press and support, more than any “loss” from paying those higher salaries.

              • 4go101
                4go101  18 hours back

                Yeah if you didn't want women's sports organizations to exist anymore, sure. Who exactly do you think would pay these enormously inflated salaries?

            • Mark Lyon
              Mark Lyon  6 days back

              So glad to see the younger generations aren't liberal white cucks who think black people are incapable of helping themselves without the white man's help. They don't even realize how racist it makes them look. They are drowning in virtuosity, not reality.

              • Ramza
                Ramza  6 days back

                This is why feminists are retarded... the women actually get paid MORE then yhemem in soccer but thats because compared to the mens world cup NO-ONE watches the womens league.

                • Emily Baggins
                  Emily Baggins  6 days back

                  I'm a simple person. I see Dr. Mike, I click... Also I watch the show regularly so-

                  • Faith
                    Faith  7 days back

                    IT IS ILLEGAL to discriminate on someone based on race. Those tickets discriminated based on race.

                    • Tails Clock
                      Tails Clock  7 days back

                      Common Sense: "Bring proof of address that you are a local and you get in half price."
                      Racism: "Whities are charged double."

                      I don't buy that this was a whoopsie. You need to be a special level of stupid to come up with such a bad idea, and for everyone around you to give you the thumbs up. They KNEW this was a racist move. Though since some of the performers were not aware of this idea, maybe it wasn't something that had support from all the staff. It's still impressive someone with the authority to do this was allowed to do it though. I am not going to drop my suspicions that this was done with racist intent until I hear an apology.

                      Them changing it did not sound even remotely like an apology, and in fact was blamed on racists. They canceled their racist price system due to white supremicists. They fucked up again. God damn it. "White supremecists credited with ending racist rules" is not what we need right now. When will people learn that racism begets racism. Doing this to white people will always hurt black people. Doing this to black people will always hurt white people. Stop making the opposing team look good!

                      Afrofuture needs to be canceled.

                      • Kevin Porter
                        Kevin Porter  7 days back

                        Of course the women should make more than the men not less. The women's team have scored more goals in a single game then the men have scored total in their last World Cup total goals. The women win, then men leave us disappointed.

                        • Snow Fox Games
                          Snow Fox Games  7 days back

                          It is racist people think cause there white its not racist that's not how it works

                          • Parzivel Wats
                            Parzivel Wats  7 days back

                            Wow those racists running afrofuture fest really double down on there raceisem when they we're forced not to discriminate. People need to stop doing the exact same thing that the people that oppress them did! The worst way to stop racism. Is by being racist.

                            • Kishore S
                              Kishore S  7 days back

                              Lol women get paid cause no one wants to watch women football

                              • Kistilan
                                Kistilan  1 weeks back

                                Just when you thought Fire Festival was the #1 Festival Failure, DeeeeTroit CiTeh steps up to the plate and swings like a Tiger with Cecil on third, Trammel on second and down by 1 at the bottom of the 9th 'n two outs on the board.

                                But don't worry AFF, you've got the LoLions to help you out in the Fall -- might get rickrolled by the CiTeh again in Festive Failures and give you the deuce spot. And there's always Florida Man to help you out, should He get get Organized enough. Oh, and Storm'n Area 51. Maybe we'll charge more for Illegal Aliens to join the Storm and profile by country of origin.

                                • Tina Carson
                                  Tina Carson  1 weeks back

                                  The US women’s team lost the a group of 14 year old boys. How can they ask for more money. Lol. 🙄.
                                  I’ve never watch women’s soccer and never will.
                                  Women’s soccer doesn’t have a following like men’s. It comes down to how much money they can bring in not if they’re winning games.

                                  • Tina Carson
                                    Tina Carson  1 weeks back

                                    Why don’t you call it what it is Phil? They were black racist! I’m so tired of hypocrites, which those in charge of the concert are.
                                    Don’t even come at me with “blacks can’t be racist” bull shit.

                                    • Twyzan
                                      Twyzan  1 weeks back

                                      Goddamn it Phil, I watch these shows in the dark at night, I don't need a huge picture of an insect up in my face to scare me half to death.

                                      • saki ki
                                        saki ki  1 weeks back

                                        This is racist and stupid.
                                        Seams like everyone thinks black people are poor.

                                        My country has also some "Illuminated" people like this. They think there should be and easy way in to college for black people and gipsies 🤦
                                        Instead of giving the opportunity available for poor but hardworking kids ( of any color or background).

                                        If this isn't discriminating based on your "race" I don't know what it is.

                                        And here you can't buy your way into college, it takes only your grades into account but they want a special system appart from other's so that black people and gipsies would be able to get into college even if they have worse grades than any other poor kid.

                                        • cviar95
                                          cviar95  1 weeks back

                                          There’s a pay gap due to viewership and sponsorship. Simple as that. Women’s soccer in general draws less viewership. As the ladies continue to win, they’ll draw more viewership in the US and get paid more. Women’s international soccer is less competitive

                                          • ilmārs ābele
                                            ilmārs ābele  1 weeks back

                                            so many people in the US can't comprehend the meaning of th term 'racism'

                                            • Megan
                                              Megan  1 weeks back

                                              Dr. Mike looks like a hero because obviously he looks like he is a man that needs to make him look more attractive. Ticks great conversation starter;) so how about them Texan ticks they're so vegan judgy they make you allergic to meat.

                                              • D Mal
                                                D Mal  1 weeks back

                                                Instead of saying hey pay us like the men although we dont draw the men's revenue, you should examine how to draw (without shaming) people to your sport. Maybe change some rules, play the men I'm exhibition games, advertise more, maybe a video game if you dont already have one,

                                                • D Mal
                                                  D Mal  1 weeks back

                                                  People who support equal pay do not understand free market capitalism. Even where the gender is the same you see the difference. For example, a college football team that is not in one big five conference's can go undefeated and not make as much money as a team in the big five who performs poorly. This is because there is a bigger draw. Again free market capitalism.

                                                  • D Mal
                                                    D Mal  1 weeks back

                                                    So, let me get this straight for years minorities have been fighting for justice just to turn around and do it themselves? Why not have am earlier release date to buy tix if you live in that area? Problem solved.

                                                    • D Mal
                                                      D Mal  1 weeks back

                                                      The females are not better than males. They are better at beating the females than the males beating the males. . To do a one to one, the males would have to play the females or vice versa. Also, the males drew more money. It's called capitalism.

                                                      • Lu
                                                        Lu  1 weeks back

                                                        So basically they are saying that people of color are poor

                                                        • Eleftherion
                                                          Eleftherion  1 weeks back

                                                          This is so disappointing and damaging to POC who are doing actual good for the community instead of attempting to revive a harsh part of Hammurabi's Code.
                                                          If you don't want out-of-towners snatching up tickets, then sell the tickets at select locations within the city of Detroit and NOT online? Perhaps in predominately African-American areas if you don't want a bunch of wippl there? You could have done SO MUCH better, AfroFuture. Instead, you're perpetuating racism by charging more money to people who you think deserve to be punished for something they didn't even necessarily do.

                                                          • Underbelli Studios
                                                            Underbelli Studios  1 weeks back

                                                            All i can think everytime i see American news is...... What le fuck America.

                                                            • Live & Amplified
                                                              Live & Amplified  1 weeks back

                                                              What kind of weird cryptic shit was that? If you're still around next year?

                                                              • RatStew
                                                                RatStew  1 weeks back

                                                                America.. fix yaself already, pretty please from a European.(cause you screwing everyone worldwide)

                                                                • A Fucking Weeb
                                                                  A Fucking Weeb  1 weeks back

                                                                  At the DIA (Detroit Institute of Arts) anyone living in Wayne County can show the ticket stand their Driver's License and walk in for free. AfroFuture fest could've done the exact same thing (or just charge residents the cheaper fare) if they want to make sure community members show up and aren't shafted by scalpers. I have a hard time believing the organizers of this event, if they're from the Detroit area, were unaware of this option, leading me to believe this is another case of disproportionate affirmative action.

                                                                  Also, would they charge Arab residents, who make up a significant minority population in Detroit, or Asians or Hispanics the cheaper fare? Since they talked about how they're performing in a historically black neighborhood, I wonder if even the term "People of Color" is exclusive to just African Americans.

                                                                  • ComedicTantrum
                                                                    ComedicTantrum  1 weeks back

                                                                    Equal pay... you can’t comprare men’s futbol to women’s futbol completely different league.

                                                                    • Lane Simmo
                                                                      Lane Simmo  1 weeks back

                                                                      Let people, of any race, who are on the social pay what they can afford. And every one else can pay the £20. That makes it fairer and allows anyone of any skin colour attend if they want to. It should be about social inequity not race.

                                                                      • Walter Black
                                                                        Walter Black  1 weeks back

                                                                        Ah, the age of wage gap myth needs to be perpetuated by angry lesbians who play football... Looking at the actual numbers though:

                                                                        https://thefederalist.com/2019/07/08/yes-soccer-pay-gap-women-make-men/

                                                                        • houseofaction
                                                                          houseofaction  1 weeks back

                                                                          there results were superior, there performance wasn't. the men have to deal with competing with other men who are far stronger than the women and therefore the men had to deal with a harder competition

                                                                          • Cj Young
                                                                            Cj Young  1 weeks back

                                                                            this is racist though lol

                                                                            • Jordan H
                                                                              Jordan H  1 weeks back

                                                                              Women’s fifa World Cup 2019 had a record breaking 7.6 million viewers

                                                                              The male World Cup had 3.5 billion viewers.




                                                                              I rest my case

                                                                            • Paulo Goncalves
                                                                              Paulo Goncalves  1 weeks back

                                                                              Women will not earn the same as men because they dont generate as much money. This is capitalism :) ronaldo generates millions upon millions of dollars. Morgan does not. Sorry. Look at tennis per example they earn more than man.

                                                                              • Casper Frost
                                                                                Casper Frost  1 weeks back

                                                                                I don’t know why but the sentence ‘random tick fact’ made me giggle

                                                                                • Savantskie
                                                                                  Savantskie  1 weeks back

                                                                                  Why was this re-uploaded?

                                                                                  • Ethan Jordan
                                                                                    Ethan Jordan  1 weeks back

                                                                                    Why can’t we all just get along. To paraphrase George Carlin instead of focusing on our differences can’t we just take the time to see some of the little similarities we each share.

                                                                                    • Patrick Star
                                                                                      Patrick Star  1 weeks back

                                                                                      Just imagine the backlash what would happen if white people called black people "blacks". Yet the people who organised this festival thought it was okay to call white people "whites" and then make them pay double, hmmmmm.

                                                                                      • Johnathon Lutz
                                                                                        Johnathon Lutz  1 weeks back

                                                                                        Afrofuture fest should be shutdown. If white people pulled this shit it would be all over the news, and shutdown in a heartbeat.

                                                                                        • Komodo X
                                                                                          Komodo X  1 weeks back

                                                                                          It's racism simple

                                                                                          • WolfireGaming
                                                                                            WolfireGaming  1 weeks back

                                                                                            "People who don't look like us" is a textbook racist phrase, end of story.