Season 2, Episode 6November 2, 1998Ally and John represent a nun (Kellie Waymire) who was dismissed after having an affair. Meanwhile, Georgia and Billy represent a woman (Melanie Chartoff) fired for her unusual color. Meanwhile, Ally develops an interest in the opposing counsel (Justin Theroux), who once dated Georgia. His chemistry with the rest of the cast, especially leading lady Mariska Hargitay, is evident.Plus, there’s no shortage of witty quips and impeccable suits.Which is why I find it refreshing to look at some of the new series that have been released (paying special attention to Marvel/DC) and see them interracial relationships in a normative light.Especially when these types of relationships are involving the main characters.Many of these musically trained performers are recognizable in today’s world of television—it’s a platform that’s growing exponentially for Broadway performers. Landing such big roles on the New York City stage was just the beginning for Esparza, who quickly proved his many talents; it’s no surprise that Esparza took the leap into movies and television.Currently, Esparza maintains two prominent roles on NBC’s has faltered in its later seasons, Esparza’s appearance helped bring life back into the show.
A quirky show about a wistfully idealistic lawyer and her chaotic life at a Boston firm. Kelley series was the rage for a time, but fans began to bail out when its perennially insecure heroine and her colleagues became entangled in increasingly outrageous storylines.
Now insert some of the negative and stereotypical comments you’ve heard.
They probably go down like this: “Oh my goodness they are going to have some cute babies” “Mmmmhmm he couldn’t handle a sista/brotha” Or a crowd favorite “he/she is bougie” No matter if you’ve been the victim, the culprit, or just a listening ear to the pandering of some bigot…WE’VE ALL HEARD IT BEFORE!
Through these new Television role-models, a younger generation can now realize that love and emotions involve a lot more than the color of your skin.
Historically speaking interracial couples have not always had the freedom the express their feelings and love for one another.