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Let's talk about DIVERSITY-The NEW FACES OF TV

This semester, I’ve talked about different films and tv shows that showcase diversity themes and profile diverse actors, producers and directors.  In the past, I’ve mentioned some of the better known names like Shonda Rhimes and Ava DuVernay.   1,090 more words


Scandal Season 4 Episode 14

In stark contrast to the reality shows which dominate our screens, the fictional black shows which are taking over have adopted the responsibility of addressing social issues and empowering minorities. 408 more words

Black Lives Matter

#Throwback Whatever Happened to Black TV?

This week, I wanted to take it back. WAY WAY BACK! Well maybe not that far back, the early 90’s to be exact. When I’m not binge watching shows on Netflix or catching up on the latest Reality TV Drama, I like to sit back and watch episodes of some of my all time favorite shows,  491 more words


Are You Watching Empire? It's an interesting one...

My roommate has put me onto yet another show and this time its Empire.

But I must admit, I’m a bit skeptical.

Although the Terrance Howard and Taraji P. 338 more words


We Need to Talk about Cookie (and EMPIRE!!!!!)

Just as I was contemplating what exactly to post about next (it was down to black women on television or black parents) BAM! Empire and Cookie Lyon (a black woman and a black parent on television) entered my life and my heart. 712 more words

What has happened to Black Television???

 So the T.V. junkie that I am, is burning up inside about the lack of classic black shows on television. Growing up in the late 90’s afforded me the opportunity to view a host of great television. 316 more words