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In Praise of Brothers with no game

The internet has been great for flattening (up to a point) the inequalities in media access for marginalised groups – perhaps a better way of putting it is, platforms like Twitter allow a space to reply but also to champion different agendas. 282 more words


I'm Sad about Mr. Cosby

I know I’m not the only one who doesn’t know him personally but is feeling some pain over this, but I’m truly sad about Bill Cosby aka Dr. 474 more words


My Top 5 Black TV Couples

I was just sitting here thinking about all the examples of black love I saw on TV growing up. You know, back when there were shows about black love that didn’t feature the words, “and Hip-Hop” or “Real Housewives” in the title. 836 more words

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