There has been no end in sight to the debate around a Black actress playing Ariel in the upcoming live-action ‘Little Mermaid’. But the debate, the backlash, the never-ending nitpicking doesn’t end there.
Reset talks through the problematic reasoning against Black actors in recent fantasy shows and films, and the importance of diversity on screen.
GUEST: Arionne Nettles, journalism lecturer at Northwestern University’s Medill School
Britt Julious, culture journalist and music critic for the Chicago Tribune