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"Scandal": Talking and Not Talking About Race on TV

(4) Comments | Posted April 1, 2013 | 12:16 PM

I've noticed a few discernible differences in season two of Shonda Rhimes' television show Scandal. For those who have not been watching the drama, Scandal features, as its main protagonist, a woman named Olivia Pope who works as a 'fixer' in Washington, D.C. When the big names are in trouble...

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Black History Is Everyone's History

(9) Comments | Posted February 6, 2013 | 5:21 PM

Black History Month is not just for black people. In an ideal world, there would be no need for a dedicated month to mark black history -- and the significant contributions that blacks have made around the world -- because it would be on par and as well-known as History,...

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