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Why ‘The Activist’ Should Not Shock You

America has a performative problem. CBS is only one of many.

Editor’s note: Since the publication of this story, The Activist TV show has been totally reimagined in light of the criticism lobbed at CBS. That said, the author of this piece points out issues that will continue to loom large in society as content creators all vie for more viewers and readers




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Brittany Talissa King

Brittany Talissa King

Writer and journalist. I explore race and social issues through history and pop-culture. @b.talissa IG. @KingTalissa Twitter. Journalism MA — NYU.

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