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Portrait of a Black Man: Reviewing ‘Fruitvale Station’

“Seen as animals, brutes, natural born rapists, and murderers, Black men have had no real dramatic say when it comes to the way they are represented. They have made few interventions on the stereotype…Black males who refuse categorization are rare, … Continue reading

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Race, Ethnicity, and ‘The Vampire Diaries’

In a fairly inoffensive, if silly, roundtable discussion post on AfterElton about The CW’s brilliant, The Vampire Diaries, this jumped out at me: There’s yet to be much of a gay presence on the show. (Sorry folks, Caroline’s deceased Dad … Continue reading

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Grappling with the Challenges of Race and Sexuality: ‘Skin Deep the Series’

I certainly hope this show, Skin Deep The Series, gets produced… …because there could be real power in a show that forthrightly addresses issues of race, sexuality, and masculinity in a way that forces us to rethink our assumptions and … Continue reading

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Casting Actors of Color

My thoughts on The Hollywood Reporter directors roundtable about black directors and women directors.
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Some Thoughts on the ‘Greek’ Series Finale

My thoughts on the “Greek” finale.
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