Oxygen Media and DiGa Vision: Cancel Shawty Lo's "All My Babies' Mamas," a show that stereotypes and demeans black children, mothers and dads!
  • Petitioned Jason Klarman

This petition was delivered to:

President
Jason Klarman
Oxygen
Cameron Blanchard
Senior Vice President
Cori Abraham
Senior Vice President of Development
Rod Aissa
President
Oxygen Media and DiGa Vision
Director, Communications Oxygen Media
Voncella McIntosh
Senior Vice President, Communications NBCUniversal Entertainment & Digital Networks
Hilary Smith
Senior Vice President, Corporate Communications NBCUniversal
Cameron Blanchard

Oxygen Media and DiGa Vision: Cancel Shawty Lo's "All My Babies' Mamas," a show that stereotypes and demeans black children, mothers and dads!

    1. No Oxygen Coalition
    2. Petition by

      No Oxygen Coalition

      New York, United States

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January 2013

Victory

Victory! After over 37,000 people signed Sabrina Lamb's petition asking Oxygen to drop their offensive "All My Babies' Mamas" reality show, the network announced it will not be moving forward with plans for the show.

"Your support of our coalition's petition means that this moment in television history is your shared victory. Please never forget the power that you have to lobby to create value in the world. Your overwhelming support has been heartfelt. I have read each of your emails before they were delivered to the CEO of NBC/UNIVERSAL/COMCAST. Our Coalition determines our next steps, please stand by. United...we can never be defeated."

A coalition of groups joined Sabrina's fight -- the Parents Television Council, Rap Rehab, Industry Ears, Black Men in America, Mo' Kelly and Ulysses Slaughter. After rumors of a cancellation surfaced, Oxygen refused to confirm the show's demise for days, finally bowing to pressure after Sabrina hand-delivered 37,000 signatures to Oxygen's NYC office, and other members of the coalition delivered the signatures to Oxygen's LA office and Comcast's Philadelphia headquarters.

ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!

This is not just an attack on African-American parents and children....but ALL PARENTS AND CHILDREN!

As dysfunctional and violent as so-called reality shows are, could you ever imagine a one hour spectacle where 11 children are forced to witness their 10 unwed mothers clamor for financial support, emotional attention and sexual reward from Shawty-Lo, the apathetic ‘father’?

 Could you imagine that Oxygen Media, known for violent programming targeting young women with stereotypical images, would consider the embarrassment that these children will experience, being used as entertainment?

 Could you imagine that Oxygen Media, would use a slur against mothers, fathers and children and entitle this debacle, “All My Babies’ Mamas”? Cori Abraham, Oxygen Media, Senior Vice President of Development wrote in a press release: “…..over-the-top moments that our young, diverse female audience can tweet and gossip about….leaving the man of the house to split his affection multiple ways while trying to create order… but sharing your man with several opinionated women is bound to create issues.”

 Tragically, this day has come.

 What is the difference between this train wreck and the other reality trash which clog the airwaves?

THE CHILDREN!....OUR CHILDREN! 

And it is these children...our children who will hold all of us accountable by allowing them to be exploited, internationally, in this manner. Our children will suffer from these negativity and for someone like you standing up for them and saying:

 ENOUGH IS ENOUGH! 

What You Can Do?

"Sign today to tell Oxygen that their viewers will not tolerate a show that exploits and stereotypes Black children and families, and we will boycott any advertiser who chooses to support the show."

Join RapRehab.com, BlackMenInAmerica.com, The Mo'Kelly Report/The Mo'Kelly Show, MyBrownBaby.com, Ulysses "Butch" Slaughter of The Odyssey Project, Truth in Reality and other influential individuals like YOU...by signing this petition and forward to your friends, family and colleagues. And make sure that everyone in your household stands up.

With your voice...this ugliness will not see international airwaves.

SHAWTY-LO MUST GO: AN OPEN LETTER TO OXYGEN CEO JASON KLARMAN:

http://mybrownbaby.com/2013/01/shawty-lo-must-go-an-open-letter-to-oxygen-media-ceo-jason-klarman/

ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!!!

Recent signatures

    News

    1. WE WON! YOUR VOICE MATTERS!!!

      No Oxygen Coalition
      Petition Organizer

      Oxygen officially cancels Shawty Lo's controversial 'All My Babies' Mamas'

      Recently there have been conflicting reports that the Oxygen network would be pulling Shawty Lo's controversial reality series All My Babies' Mamas from their network lineup before the show even hit the air. Oxygen has now officially decided to cancel the show.

    2. Reached 35,000 signatures
    3. Forbes Weighs in On Shawty Lo's New Low

      Shelby Knox
      Senior Campaigner

      Check out Forbes' take on the campaign -- and read why Sabrina Lamb says Shawty Lo needs condoms, not a reality show.

      Rapper Shawty Lo Needs Condoms, Not A Show On Oxygen Channel - Forbes

      Rapper Carlos 'Shawty Lo' Walker needs condoms and therapy, not a reality show, says Sabrina Lamb, a prolific writer, commentator and now activist. She may have gotten her wish: the show's 13-minute Youtube trailer has been pulled, and mention of this show is nowhere to be found on Internet Movie [...]

    4. Reached 17,500 signatures
    5. Essence Magazine Interviews Sabrina Lamb About the Campaign!

      Shelby Knox
      Senior Campaigner

      Check out this awesome interview that Essence just posted about Sabrina and why she was moved to start this campaign.

      Meet the Woman Behind the 'All My Babies' Mamas' Boycott

      Two weeks ago, when a friend sent author and media commentator Sabrina Lamb a clip of Oxygen's upcoming one-hour reality TV special All My Babies' Mamas, she was shocked by what she saw.

    6. Reached 12,500 signatures

    Supporters

    @DeviDev

    Jan 09, 2013

    RT @changeWomen: @DeviDev Campaign asking @Oxygen to drop Shawty Lo's 'All My Babies' Mamas' is 30k strong. RT? http://t.co/21I6CGIZ

    Devon Anjelica Brown
    82.8k followers

    @MrMokelly

    Jan 08, 2013

    The petition to stop 'All My Babies Mamas' eclipses 29,000!!! Have you signed?! http://t.co/F3oSmlWY

    Mo'Kelly, Inc.
    1.54k followers

    @caroljsroth

    Jan 05, 2013

    I just signed a petition to have new Oxygen Show "All My Babies' Mamas" banned/canceled-it disrespects women/families https://t.co/wU9X5GwO

    Carol Roth
    32.7k followers

    @kimcoles

    Jan 07, 2013

    I signed, will you? http://t.co/QzbcQ9wu

    Kim Coles
    91.1k followers

    Reasons for signing

    • Tracy Mueller GREENPORT, NY
      • 9 months ago

      Off

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    • Tracy Mueller GREENPORT, NY
      • 9 months ago

      That's great! So happy to see that the show never aired. Now let's work on getting 16 and pregnant of the air.

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    • Evelyn Brown LOS ANGELES, CA
      • about 1 year ago

      Here they go once again, wasn't there a petition before, I remember signing one previously. This is a shame, any opportunity WHITE

      CORPORATIONS get a chance to make us look bad they jump

      right on it. I hope this show does not make the air. They all should

      be a shame of themselves. What we will do for a dollar!

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    • Jacquelyn Jefferson PHILADELPHIA, PA
      • over 1 year ago

      I am a long time educator who has been married to a good, strong black man for 31 years. We are parents of two well balanced, educated, successful and self supporting young men who just happen to be respectful of black women. I am so tired of the negative images of African Americans being blasted across the media as the norm. We are not what they are trying to portray. We are more than that in so many, many ways. I do not support this show at all. Stop degrading our race!

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    • Denise Land CONWAY, SC
      • over 1 year ago

      I am so glad that my signature counted for something. Even the name of that show is an embarrassment to the black community. I'm still upset that this was even an idea in someone's head.

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