Is Hollywood finally getting the message: Representation matters | States of America
Representation of minorities in the entertainment industry, or rather a Hollywood that reflects America, has been a long overdue goal and oft discussed issue. Have we reached a tipping point? We talk to the producer of the hit Netflix show, “Selena: The Series.”
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In Virginia, House of Delegates representative and candidate for state Attorney General, Jay Jones, thinks it is time for the Commonwealth to consider a civil rights division as part of the Attorney General’s office. We talk with him about his idea and what experiences led to his proposal.
Karamo Brown doesn’t much care for the term “culture expert,” but he has held that position for 5 seasons of the Netflix reboot of the “Queer Eye” series. What really drives Karamo is his background in social work and mental health, helping guests on the show tackle all sorts of emotional obstacles. Karamo joins our show to discuss how to be civil again, trading “cancel culture” for “counsel culture” and learning how to be empathetic and listen to those with different experiences and viewpoints than our own.
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