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The independent news website of The Kent Stater & TV2

Kent Wired

Series protagonist Blanca Rodriguez-Evangelista, played by Mj Rodriguez. 

Cancellation of FX’s “Pose” leaves void in the representation of trans identities of color

Cameron Aloway Reporter March 17, 2021

Earlier this month, it was announced that the groundbreaking FX show “Pose,” which showcased trans actors of color like Mj Rodriguez, who plays as Blanca Rodriguez-Evangelista, would be canceled after...

Tom Brady #12 of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers warms up prior to their NFC Championship game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on January 24, 2021 in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Kansas City Chiefs will face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Super Bowl LV

Amir Vera, CNN January 24, 2021

(CNN) -- The Kansas City Chiefs will be going head-to-head with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Super Bowl LV.The game is set for February 7 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Florida, meaning the Buccaneers...

Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen in Green Book. 

Diversity at the Oscars: Good enough isn’t good enough

Cameron Hoover January 30, 2019

The Oscars have a diversity problem. Or, rather, they have a representation problem, and we need to look no further than the Best Director’s race for proof.2018 was an excellent year in film for women:...

Actor John Krasinski and Academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs Straight Outta Compton as a nominee for Original Screenplay at the announcement of the 88th Academy Awards nominations during a live news conference on Jan. 14, 2016 at the Academys Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills, Calif.

Our View: Respect diversity in the awards

January 18, 2016

For the second year in a row, the nominations for this year’s Academy Awards drew criticism as every nominated actor happened to be white. The announcements resulted in the revival of the Twitter trend...

Sil Lai Abrams talks to a goup of students in Oscar Ritchie Hall about domestic violence and inaccurate portrayals of women in reality TV showson March 31, 2015.

Violence in reality: Speaker explains representation of black women in society

McKenzie Jean-Philippe April 1, 2015

In recent months, the phrase “black lives matter” has become a widespread slogan in the movement against police brutality in urban communities. But how many people know that the origin of these groundbreaking...

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