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A Couple Of Venus de Milos: The Racialicious Roundtable For The Walking Dead 3.1

Hosted By Fashion and Entertainment Editor Joe Lamour

Danai Gurira as Michonne on “The Walking Dead.” All photos via AMC.

A few weeks ago, I was wasting time on Facebook (as we do) and I scrolled to a post from the official page for The Walking Dead heralding the arrival of one of the most beloved characters on the series, Michonne.

As we all know, it’s really unusual for any television show to celebrate the arrival of a character of color. But, for Michonne–who she is, how she kills zombies (with her trusty razor-sharp katana), how she acts, and who she keeps in her company at all times (a topic we will be discussing in detail this season), is beloved so much by the fans of the book that the powers-that-be have actually been leading with her.

So for this new Walking Dead Roundtable, I gathered a group of Racialicious readers and close buddies: Jeannie Chan, Carly Neely, Kenneth Hwynn, and Elizabeth Smith  to discuss the upcoming season with me. And boy, is there a lot to discuss already.

Warning: Episode spoilers and icky zombie pictures under the cut.

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