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Empire vs Power: The Rise of Black Television

The television landscape is changing. The big four American Networks have been the dominant content providers for while now and there’s finally diversity on our TV screens and computer screens. 998 more words

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Favorite TV shows from ‘back in the recent day’

Few shows in television history have gotten off to as slow a start as “A Different World,” that ran on NBC from 1987 to 1993. Well, “slow” in terms of finding its groove, not in the ratings because, after all, it came on immediately after NBC’s megahit, “The Cosby Show” and was, in fact, a spin-off from that history-making sitcom. 708 more words

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Favorite TV shows from ‘back in the recent day’

Few shows in television history have gotten off to as slow a start as “A Different World,” that ran on NBC from 1987 to 1993. Well, “slow” in terms of finding its groove, not in the ratings because, after all, it came on immediately after NBC’s megahit, “The Cosby Show” and was, in fact, a spin-off from that history-making sitcom. 708 more words

Entertainment

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

Distractions

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

Musings

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

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