Good comedy is like sociology only better. Today's edition: Race and gender. In Chris Rock's monologue at the Oscars, he said this: Hey, if you want Black nominees every year, you need to just have Black categories. That’s what you need. You need to have Black categories. You already do it with men and women.…
Watching out for numbers that confirm what we know, and stories that confirm what we expect.
It limits the perspectives presented, undermines progress toward racial-ethnic equality, and contributes to the inertia that stymies the potential of future leaders.
A quarter century ago, Black students at the University of Michigan demanded a 12% Black student body. Today they're demanding 10%. It's 4%.