Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Race on Sitcoms

from the NY Times article:

>>>This season Michael is incensed when a rival branch tries to steal away Stanley, his only African-American salesman. “You can’t take the hilarious black guy from the office,” Michael squawks, enumerating the qualities — “bluesy wisdom, sassy remarks” — that the stolid, button-down Stanley does not possess in the least. “I don’t know how George Bush did it when Colin Powell left,” Michael says.<<<

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