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January 15 2017

Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., the most Asian show on TV you've never heard of. The Star says the show is "as close to a post-racial universe as you will get on TV, with visible minorities both in front of and behind the cameras". Maurissa Tancharoen and Ming-Na Wen get interview for the article.

This is something that I've appreciated about the show. I had to wait a very long time to see this happen. I'm sorry that my mother (who was Filipino) and brother didn't live long enough to see this.
It's sort of become that way organically over time, too. The show was predominantly white men at the start (Coulson, Ward, and Fitz) and has morphed into just two white male leads (Coulson and Fitz, although Radcliffe is technically part of the main cast now, but I see him more as a foil and I doubt he'll last beyond this season) because Ward is done and the rest of the cast is made up of Chloe Bennet, Ming-Na Wen, and the guy who plays Mack (Henry Simmons, I think -- I'll look up his name to be sure after posting this).

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