It’s no secret that Gilmore Girls has a diversity problem but so do the three Connecticut towns the show’s Star’s Hollow town is based on, which are 90% white.
Writer Rahawa Haile’s Gilmoreblacks.tumblr.com catalogues every single person of color she finds on the recently debuted Netflix reboot of the show, Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life . Each post is complete with whether or not the character has a speaking role and also lists what their purpose in the scene is. Most of the time their purpose is simply just to endure.
One of them is a secretary who gets fired moments after she first appears on-screen while others are deep in the background of a given shot
It’s a creative way to call attention to the show’s lack of diversity. What are your thoughts?