Keep Up with Monique’s “black-ish” recaps on Entertainment Weekly!

I’ve been neglecting to mention this a lot on this site, but in case you’re new, I recap black-ish weekly for Entertainment Weekly! Here’s a poignant part I had to say about last week’s episode, “Martin Luther sKiing Day”:

I think, with what has been going on in America, this [episode] was a very safe, easy way to approach the subject of race relations in a post-Eric Garner/Michael Brown/John Crawford/Tamir Rice America. Not all cops are bad and not all store owners racially profile. Certainly not all people would decide to shoot an unarmed person (especially a child) at point-blank range. But as we have sadly seen, there are people who do condone and excuse these acts. Still, as Andre Jr. observed, fear shouldn’t keep us from living our lives. The way to stop racism is to not give in.

Read the rest at Entertainment Weekly!

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