Why would Bow—an educated, wealthy, tolerant doctor—care that her son is dating a white girl?
But, in reality, the episode addresses some of the most guarded, internal secrets within the black community—colorism, interracial dating, the black man’s fear of white women, and everyone’s fear of black women.
Soon he used his allowance to buy a cassette recorder at Radio Shack and began to interview his sister’s teenage friends.
News anchor David Muir knew he wanted to be a journalist by the time he hit double digits.
Around fifth grade, he began broadcasting from inside a cardboard box in his family’s living room in Syracuse, New York.
“Here in New York, people will probably want ‘scrips,’ ” he says.
AS A teenager, he spent his vacations working at WTVH-TV 5, the local CBS affiliate in Syracuse.
“They had a growth chart on the wall on a doorway in the newsroom,” he recalls.
“When I would come in on school breaks, they would march me over and measure how much I had grown.” (He’s now five feet eleven inches.)THE HISTORICAL event he wishes he could have covered: “D-day, because of the incredible bravery and sacrifice.
Anthony Silva — the eccentric former mayor of Stockton, Calif., once accused of playing strip poker with teenagers — is facing a slew of new charges alleging that he stole hundreds of thousands of dollars meant to help poor children.
Prosecutors say Silva funneled money from the now-defunct Stockton Boys and Girls Club’s bank accounts and used the organization’s credit card to pay for personal expenses — including trips to the Philippines and South Lake Tahoe, retail purchases, Motel 6 charges and recurring monthly payments for a dating website called
“Being Bow-racial” is Black-ish finally addressing the “ish” that looms heavily over its title and the results are stellar.