YES! I’m glad it’s replacing “Lost in Space,” which will make ME-TV’s “Sci-Fi Saturday” more watchable.
…and it’s standard Gates stuff. Politely dismissing all radical Black perspectives, especially worldwide-influenced Black nationalism and socialism, etc.
This one I’ve liked the most (I was happy to finally see Black media history integrated into the Black American history narrative), but how he dismisses Robeson says it all. He tries to make up for it on the website, I see.
When “Like It Is” is finally archived, we’ll have a very good counterpoint to this six-part essay.
NOVEMBER 21st UPDATE: And, an update and commentary.
I respect that Joss Whedon is too much a deity to turn this into a Marvel character showcase, but why the hell not?!? I mean, they find a way to mention events from “The Avengers” (or “Iron Man 3″) EVERY week!