Sixty intellectuals and artists, including Princeton University professor Cornel West, the Reverend Jeremiah Wright and actress Ruby Dee, have signed a declaration of protest.
Cuban intellectuals defend their country in their letter, saying it has a long history of helping Africans and Afro-Cubans.
So what’s the problem? Quite simply, the show is about the white people. Exclusively. The writing staff has barely been able to come up with any dialogue, let alone a storyline, for any of the non-white kids. This leaves most of them with nothing to do but sing and dance in the group numbers. I noticed this in the first two episodes, but decided I should reserve judgment. But now, half a season has gone by and nothing has changed.
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