The Complicated Legacy of HBOs Girls

And the trap of second-wave feminism.

via HBO

Since the first time I watched Girls, I graduated with a degree in film, where I focused on critical race analysis and screenwriting. I read books like Watching Race: Television and the Struggle for Blackness by Herman Gray, an incredible look at Blackness represented on television. I wrote papers on colonialism in Satyajit Ray’s films…