When It Comes to Interracial Couples, TV Sitcoms Have Not Progressed Since “I Love Lucy”

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By Doug Poe The social message sent through American sitcoms has been clear for more than sixty years, despite the Civil Rights Act, “The Jeffersons” and the election of a black president. Television writers and producers, who are frequently seeking … Continue reading

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Make Sure You Know What The Underground Railroad is Before Ringing in the New Year

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Everyone wants to make fun of and call Porsha Stewart from The Real Housewives of Atlanta stupid because she thought The Underground Railroad was an actual train, but I chose to call her misinformed or uneducated. She also didn’t know … Continue reading

Top Story: The Trouble with SNL’s White Christmas

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Lorne Michaels must have a massive pair of balls. Not only did he brush off the call for more black women in the Saturday Night Live cast earlier this Fall, he also put his rubber stamp of approval on what … Continue reading

How Breaking Bad Lied To Us (And Was Right) About Meth

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Breaking Bad was the show that changed everything about how we saw television. The show has become so popular, and many have touted both its authenticity and criticized its glorification of meth. Fans have dissected all the different layers and … Continue reading

Why I’m Rooting For Olivia Pope and President Fitz

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They’re in love. The only reason their relationship is in the closet is because of politics. Lots of politics: he’s already married with children, he’s the President of the United States and he’s a White man. All these things and … Continue reading