The Real, Amanda Seales, and Centralizing White Comfort

The Real, Amanda Seales, and Centralizing White Comfort

After years of not watching, to viewing clips of recently hired co-host Amanda Seales’ in her new role, I stmbled across what is truly bothersome about The Real. It does not take long to realize that the discussions, though seemingly anchored in the non-white experience, is hardly about the non-black woman in America. Rather, The [...]

Fox Five and the Fabricated “Diversity Initiative”

Fox Five and the Fabricated “Diversity Initiative”

Fox, is no exception to the fad of race- blackness in particular, as profitable. Between their new smash Empire, The Real-Daytime talk show and actress Stacy Dash as Fox news correspondent, Fox appears a strong supporter of contemporary culture’s unstated “diversity initiative.” Contemporary media deceives its overt inclusion of formerly limited on excluded demographics. However, [...]