Rebecca Downs

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Most Wanted’ Conflates White Nationalists with ICE Agents

NB Blog Feed March 24 brought viewers a crossover event of two CBS shows, FBI and FBI: Most Wanted. The FBI agents from both programs…

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‘NCIS: New Orleans’ on White Officer Shooting Black Man: ‘Everybody Has a Bias’

NB Blog Feed The March 22 episode of NCIS: New Orleans, “Biased,” featured a white officer shooting an unarmed black man, and boy, was it…

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‘Gender Fluid’ Character ‘Run Out’ of Church

NB Blog Feed If you have been confused about whether Mo (Alex Newell) is a guy or a girl on Zoey’s Extraordinary Playlist, you’re not…

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Netflix Music Show Star Has Abortion Because She’s ‘Starting to Figure out How’ to ‘Love Myself’

NB Blog Feed Netflix’s Soundtrack is a charming musical telling the story of the interracial relationship between musician Sam (Paul James) and artist Eleanor “Nellie” (Callie…

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‘We’re in Such a Dire Situation’

NB Blog Feed It seemed only natural that January 19’s 26th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on TNT and TBS would get political. Why is that?…

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‘Jailbait:’ Teen Drama Cheerleads Statutory Rape

NB Blog Feed By the end of the third episode of USA’s Dare Me, it’s perfectly clear that there may not be any good guys…

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‘Your Religion Is at the Heart of My Misery!’

NB Blog Feed It was bound to happen: a show about the LGBT community and an episode about bathrooms. In the December 29 episode of…

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‘Pro-Business’ Group Responsible for ‘Voter Intimidation’

NB Blog Feed In the May 16 finale of For the People, “A Choice Between Two Things,” the public defenders’ office and prosecutors take on voter…

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Hulu Character Feels ‘Really, Really Good,’ ‘Very F*cking Powerful’ After Abortion

NB Blog Feed In the Hulu original series released March 15 and aptly titled Shrill, for how annoying it is, Saturday Night Live’s Aidy Bryant…

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‘Up to U.S. Cities to Protect Immigrants From Deportation’

NB Blog Feed After its several weeks long hiatus, Fox’s Star returned with a doozy of a March 13 episode, “When Stars Fall Down.” Along…

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