The Call For Diversity In Hollywood’s Creative Boardroom Is As Loud As Ever

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Way before Twitter timelines and WhatsApp chats, we had our weekly conversations at the lunchroom table. With our processed vegetables or mac n’ cheese below us, we pushed aside our meals to recap the previous night’s Martin episode, discussed where we could get our hair braided like Moesha, or dreamed of going to an all-black college like we saw on A Different World when we became old enough to understand it. There was always something or someone that related to people of color on television — created by people of color. Although a Shaq-sized list of shows returned and premiered in the fall for our viewing pleasure starring black and brown faces, the color spectrum behind the lens lacks a few neutral hues. (Read More)