09 15 2014
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Lawsuit Claims 'Bachelor' Show Discriminates Against Blacks

Suit points out there have been 23 seasons and not a single person of color in central role

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Two black men are taking "The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette" to court with a lawsuit that claims the reality shows are blocking contestants of color from starring roles.


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'Simpsons' Creator: Oregon Town Inspired Springfield

Matt Groening tells Smithsonian magazine the idea to recognize his home state came to him as a youth

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) -- The Springfield that exists in the mind of Matt Groening is a kind of American everything - hick pit stop, rosy-cheeked Rockwellian font of family values, cesspool of corruption, ethnic melting pot, boomtown gone to rust.


Read more: 'Simpsons' Creator: Oregon Town Inspired Springfield

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