ALFRED L. MARTIN JR.
Pose(r): Ryan Murphy, Trans and Queer of Color Labor, and the Politics of Representation
Ryan Murphy, a cisgender white gay man, assembled the largest cast of trans actors ever for a scripted television series. In
Notes from Underground: WGN’s Black-Cast Quality TV Experiment
How did “Underground” become a test case for black-cast quality TV? And how does its failure show us the way the industry associates blackness with risk?