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.


38 Years Of SNL’s Diversity Problems

“SNL” is looking more colorful now compared to its earliest years, but that doesn’t mean NBC’s beloved sketch comedy show was always all-inclusive.

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Interracial Relationships in TV Comedies are Hopefully On the Rise

ABC is making not one but two comedies about interracial relationships next season, and both have prominent African American women at the helm. Eve will be producing and starring in a new

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TV Show’s Portrait of the Mixed Experience | The Neighbors

If you are at all interested in media representations of the Mixed experience, The Neighbors is an important situation comedy to watch. It airs on ABC Fridays at 8:30 (7:30 Central) and is in its second season.

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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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