black•ish is okay•ish: It’s No Cosby Show but I’ll Stick Around to Watch

Hi Meltingpot Readers, Thanks to our robust Jewish community in Philadelphia, my kids’ school was closed today, so I allowed them to stay up to watch the premier episode of ABC’s black•ish last night.


One Drop of Love – a performance by Fanshen Cox DiGiovanni | Crossing Borders, Bridging Generations

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A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving | Sometimes Racism is Subtle

Franklin sits alone on the long side of the table. 
There are no Latino characters in Charlie Brown cartoons. There are no Asian characters in Charlie Brown cartoons. 

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For Key And Peele, Biracial Roots Bestow Special Comedic ‘Power’

Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele are the duo behind the Comedy Central sketch comedy show Key & Peele. Each has a white mother and black father, and a lot of their comedy is about race: Perhaps because they’re biracial, they’re perfectly comfortable satirizing white people and African-Americans — as well as everybody else.

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