Kara Takasaki: The premiere of Andi Mack is noteworthy because Asian Americans in mainstream American entertainment are so rare. When they do appear, Asian Americans are usually “white-washed,” replaced by white actors or actors of mixed-ethnicity.
Rev. Irene Monroe: Front and center of the commercial’s narrative arch is the misappropriation of the iconic and viral photo of Ieshia Evans.
Sharon Kyle: After my son viewed a video about Emmett Till on YouTube, he sat down and put pen to paper, writing a short story about Trayvon Martin going to Heaven and meeting Emmett Till.
With its pink and purple silicone sleeve, the Grace and Frankie vibrator is attractive. And as is true with many universally designed products, the vibrator’s appeal goes beyond the initial target audience.
Sharon Kyle: The writers have infused the story with subtle conflicts not generally seen on network television, especially with black characters.