While most Americans a) can’t watch British shows on American TV, b) could not if they wanted to, and c) don’t know who Alesha Dixon is, many can relate to the sentiment that she expresses.
While it’s great that we have “Scandal,” and the convoluted “Scandal,” that’s pretty much it as far as black women are concerned on US TV. And those shows were the first of their kind, and the first shows on US television to feature an intelligent black woman in a generation.
So, Sister Dixon, we take our hat off to you and ask you to continue the good fight.
- Alesha Dixon Talks Racism With Cosmopolitan, ‘It’s So Tough For Black Women’ (styleblazer.com)
- Racism still exists in showbiz, says Alesha Dixon (indiavision.com)
- Alesha Dixon: Prejudice still exists on British TV (metro.co.uk)
- Alesha Dixon: “It’s so tough for black women to make it on TV” (mirror.co.uk)
- Alesha Dixon: ‘Racism in showbiz makes me angry’ (digitalspy.co.uk)
- Troubled Families Helped By RSPCA (confused.com)
- “Prejudice Still Exists In Entertainment Biz” Alesha Dixon Opens Up (contactmusic.com)
- Alesha Dixon says prejudice still exists in the entertainment industry (thescottishsun.co.uk)
- Alesha Dixon says prejudice still exists in the entertainment industry (thesun.co.uk)
- Red Herring has The X Factor (debenhams.com)