Posts tagged nickelodeon
"Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child", or the Underrated HBO Show That Tried to Tackle Diversity

Television shows have an invaluable opportunity, namely that of shaping the way children view the world, pushing them to question that which adults expect them not to.

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Nonchalant and All-Consuming: Revisiting Skins, Over a Decade Later

In many ways, Skins was the teenager it was trying to portray: arrogant, defiant, so hell-bent on the shock factor that we were often left with a show where wild things happened, impressing no one. 

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Chiller Than Chill: Finding Pride in my Blackness Through Fabulous Representation

I didn’t want the black Barbie; I prayed that my dark eyes would magically turn green or grey overnight. ... I remember asking my Dad why I wasn’t white, as if it were the most natural question in the world.

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