So you might have heard about the claims of RAYCESSm levied against the creators of the new HBO show Girls; it’s where this entire Race Week® idea was born, so you should have a pretty good idea about what went on.
Essentially, everyone has to have SOMEthing to bitch about. In this case, it’s not the debt or the wars or poverty in our country, but a truly useful debate about racism on television.
“There are no vapid black girls on that show? Or Chicano! Or any other race! Why?”
Because the television world is segregated (separate but equal, kinda!) and has been for some time. That’s why. [Read more...]