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Black Women On TV: The Case Of ‘Scandal’ And ‘Sexo E...

AFRICANGLOBE - The ongoing debate over Black representation on Brazilian airwaves has only intensified since mid-September with the debut, and two month run of the current Globo TV series Sexo e as negas. The debate has been featured on various posts on this blog and offers an interesting dynamic of comparison and contrast with two current running American TV series featuring Black women, Scandal and How To Get Away with Murder.

Viola Davis: Most Roles Offered To Black Actresses Are “Mammy-Ish”

AFRICANGLOBE - Viola Davis says she's tired of being offered roles that she describes as "downtrodden" or "mammy-ish." In an interview with The New York Times Magazine, the How to Get Away with Murder star says there simply aren't enough meaty roles being offered to Black women in Hollywood