All American: "One of Them Nights" -Racism

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As our nation celebrated and honored the great Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, one show on television was furthering racial divisions by portraying white police officers as racist bullies who will shoot an innocent little boy just because he’s black, and claiming that racist white business owners are becoming “the new normal.” This, after leaving us with an episode that mocked Christianity before taking their winter break.

The CW’s All American is a high school football drama series that highlights the differences between life in mostly white Beverly Hills as compared to the inner city of Crenshaw, CA. Gentrification was at first the focus of Monday’s episode, “One of Them Nights,” as some of the characters complained about a new fro-yo shop that opened in Crenshaw.

Full story here: https://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/culture/dawn-slusher/2020/01/20/cws-all-american-airs-racially-divisive-episode-mlk-day

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