A Girls Writer’s Ironic Racism And Other ‘White People Problems’ [Girls]

This week, on the internet, we are talking about 25-year-old prodigy Lena Dunham’s new HBO show Girls and race. (Girls and gender was last week’s topic. Keep up.) On Monday, after the show’s premiere, Jenna Wortham wrote on the Hairpin about her disappointment in the show’s overwhelming whiteness: “[T]hese girls… are beautiful, they are ballsy, they are trying to figure it out… I just wish I saw a little more of myself on screen, right alongside them.” More »

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *