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‘The Bachelor’ Finally Went Black — But Doesn’t Know How to Deal With Race

18 years after its premiere, the reality show finally has a Black man at its center. What happens next is anyone’s guess.

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This week, after resisting it for nearly 18 years, I finally watched The Bachelor. And the first four words out of my mouth were “Wait…




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Tirhakah Love

Tirhakah Love

African from Texas• Staff Writer at LEVEL • Black politics, Celebrity interviews, TV & Film Criticism • Previously: MTV News, San Francisco Chronicle

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