Ep. 6 – Tokenism vs Diversity: Are Cartoons More or Less Diverse Today?

The 90s were all about groups of friends from all different backgrounds – Captain Planet, Magic School Bus, Hey Arnold!, and so on. But was that tokenism or diversity? In this episode, join host Sapphire Sandalo and guest Samantha Lewis as they discuss their thoughts on the meaning of diversity and representation in animation today.

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Articles referenced in this episode:

10 Progressive Cartoons to Watch

https://bitchmedia.org/post/diversity-in-nickelodeons-golden-age
http://www.complex.com/pop-culture/2014/10/7-things-hey-arnold-taugh-us-about-diversity/two-parent-home

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