'Supergirl:' Mechad Brooks, Ali Adler Address Gender and Racial Diversity
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From the broadcast TV likes of Empire to the streaming likes of Transparent, the matter of diversity and representation has been a big sticking point for the small screen’s industry and viewership in 2015, and CBS’ Supergirl is no different. With a lead female character, the show seems to be under extra scrutiny to be awesome, but as we saw in the episode “Red Faced,” sexism isn’t the only issue being tackled by the series. Things like racism are also up for discussion, as explained by series actor Mehcad Brooks during a recent set visit.
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