Skip to comments.CNN's Chicagoland makes white Chicagoans look good
Posted on 03/24/2014 7:11:23 AM PDT by ConservativeStatement
As a native Chicagoan, I watched "Fireworks," episode 3 of CNNs original series Chicagoland, and waited to learn something new about my city. Despite the hype and high acclaim, Chicagolandonce againfailed to capture an accurate Chicago story.
What bothered me most about tonights episode is that the new adults celebrated in episode 3, all the new people aspiring to help our city, all the new people doing good are white: the doctor, the chef, the reporter, the theater director.
(Excerpt) Read more at chicagonow.com ...
Imagine that !
This being a documentary, you can’t actually make up non-white industrial engineers, heart surgeons and so on.
Whiney bitch. They ought to run a photo spread of all the Aspiring Rappers who made the news in the last year busting a cap in someone...
I am sure that would more than make up for the lack of “color”.
The Author was “bothered” by the depiction of all the positive effects occurring in “Chicagoland” as being accomplished by OTHER than “people of color”.
Political correctness run amok, once again. Like the firemen raising the flag at the rubble that was the World Trade Center, who all just happened to be - Caucasian.
Which is it - historical accuracy, or a “balance” of all the “contributions” to societal advancement?
The author appears to be a teacher in the the fabulous Chicago school system.
Ray, That’s sort of how it is happening in the real world. We welcome others to step up.
And likely very “open-minded, tolerant and diverse.”
Funny thing is that...the majority of LGBTQ are white, too.
How does that work when “casting” for a TV project, I wonder?
***..you cant actually make up non-white industrial engineers, heart surgeons and so on.***
What she needs to do is walk down in a certain part of Chicago, say a few words and she will find there people after her own heart..........with a razor!
Did I say “SHE”? Was I in error? Silly me.
Why don’t they just make it illegal to be white? Get it over with. Line us all up in front of firing squads and kill us. You KNOW they want to.
I guess that, for some people, reality sucks.
Ex...he used to be.
He is a 'Latino', his main gripe is the show does not focus on the wetbacks in Chicago, and their awesome efforts to transform the craphole into something wonderful, like, say, Mexico City.