September 13, 2012
This week on the Confab: Join Assistant Editor Akoto Ofori-Atta as she chats with Associate Editor Brett Johnson, Staff Writer Jenée Desmond-Harris and contributor Genetta Adams about what's stopping politicians from talking about poverty. Plus: Fall's cast of black TV characters.
by John McWhorter onSeptember 7, 2010
All-black shows are still too rare in prime-time, but on any night you can find African-American actors playing rich, complex characters. That's progress, and we should acknowledge it.
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