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Dancing with the Stars 29’s cast is more of the same—and by that, I mean that it’s generating headlines for casting people like Carole Baskin, Kaitlyn Bristowe, Vernon Davis, Johnny Weir, Monica Aldama, and Nelly.

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Dancing with the Stars season 29 now has a premiere date and a list of pro dancers, and a promise from ABC that it will be “a fresh take” that still has “the heart and soul of the beloved series.” But didn’t they fire Tom Bergeron?

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From Amy Cooper calling police in Central Park on a black man to a Minneapolis police officer killing a black man who was crying for help, this week has given us even more evidence of explicit racism. But we also need to focus on implicit, casual racism perpetuated by reality TV and its stars.

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