4/02/2015

On Diversity

So I'm browsing headlines and stumble across this little gem: "Furious 7" has an unusually racially and ethnically inclusive cast including actors who are white, black, Asian, Hispanic, male and female."

Why is gender included in a sentence talking about racial and ethnic diversity? One would assume that the female actresses have a race/ethnicity in addition to being female. At least, last time I checked I was both female and Caucasian. Maybe being female, the other becomes less important?

Even more, one has to ask...why is this considered newsworthy? Even for the entertainment section of CNN?

Sigh.

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