‘The Bachelor’ Never Shows Up for Black Contestants. Are We Really Surprised?
“The Bachelor’s January debut offered another fresh start, mainly since it followed the franchise’s statement about a newfound commitment to diversity. Although James’s season had the most diverse cast in The Bachelor’s history, viewers quickly noticed the show’s Black and Brown contestants yet again received less screen time than White contestants.
Then the season was entirely upended by a racism scandal involving contestant Rachael Kirkconnell.” — Treye Green
Read Green’s story in its entirety below.