Tag: diversity and inclusion

5 ways "Never Have I Ever" is diverse and inclusive

5 ways "Never Have I Ever" is diverse and inclusive
One of the things I admire the most about Netflix’s “Never Have I Ever” is the wide net of diversity and inclusion creators Mindy Kaling and Lang Fisher  have cast. “Diversity is being invited to the party. Inclusion is adding music and style of dance.” “Diversity without inclusion is violence.” “Never Have I Ever” is... Read more »

The diversity test or why does the Black character get screwed first? Part III

This is part three of a series examining This, Disgraced and Good People; three contemporary American plays that feature interracial relationships. I have understudied the role of Jory in Disgraced and played the role of Marrell in This. Here’s the tricky part. They are fun roles. It’s not often that Black actresses get to  to play a smart,... Read more »

The Diversity Test or why does the Black character get screwed first? Part II

This is part two of a series examining three contemporary American plays that feature interracial relationships. I ended part one with this question: Does the fact that the two “victims” in the story; Jory and Amir are people of color make it easier for the audience to forgive Emily? Is it easier for audiences to see... Read more »
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