Are shows like 'Black-ish' and 'Fresh Off the Boat' progressive or degrading?

March 19, 2015 4:03 PM

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Let's talk numbers - the U.S. population is made up of 13.2 percent African Americans and 5.3 percent Asian Americans. But when it comes to TV, minorities don't have nearly that representation, according to a recent study conducted by the Associated Press.

But the small screen may be experiencing a diversity breakthrough with the introduction of shows like "Black-ish" and "Fresh Off the Boat." By depicting families against a backdrop of racial struggles, both shows share a common goal to reflect the range of cultures present in American society and re...

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