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Is television today still in the era of segregation I think that it is because none of the four major networks ABC CBS NBC FOX have enough of security of mind to have a full minority show In an article in Time magazine the author wrote Of 26 pilots for the fall none has a minority star Poniewozik 1 This is a main point that I am trying to make The only minority stars that are signed are by second-rate networks like the WB and UPN The only two shows that will be integrated will be WBs For Your Love and UPNs Grown Ups Also if you look at the integrated television shows that have aired there are always distinct white and black lines The blacks will usually be in the hoods and the whites live under better living conditions This is the way our television is because this is the way the regular white people think They are always stereotypical of the two races Black brown red purple yellow or whatever color the person is they will always be discriminated against Not just because they are not the same color as white people but also because they are different People complain about all the violence on the television and the sexual activity on television but they are missing the point that kids need to learn about all races for them not to grow up and be discriminatory towards people who are different Poniewozik also says that minorities are best represented on workplace dramas ER NYPD Blue but sitcoms which focus more on family and society tend to be colorless color blind or awkwardly color conscious Poniewozik 2 This is the networks way to think that they integrated instead of the truth that they are segregated In the movie Bob Roberts directed by Tim Robbins the color issue is also brought up not in a sitcom style but in the news taking the
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