The future of on-screen diversity – black lead projects can show the way

Recently I gave a guest lecture, “The More they Stay the Same: Race, Racialization, Masculinity, and Reproduction in Science Fiction Television,” critiquing the ways sci fi TV continues to marginalize people of color – a problem which of course exists in media as a whole, though sci fi is losing the ground it once supposedly had as other genres of shows get more diverse. One student asked what I thought the alternatives were. My main answer is that producers and writers need to be more diverse, and that’s what this article discusses.

The people given the opportunity to produce our TV and Film should be as varied as the society their content portrays…

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