The First Black Bachelorette

Rachel Lindsay is looking for love on a “historic” new season.

Rachel Lindsay

Rachel Lindsay

Photo illustration by Slate. Photo by Craig Sjodin/ABC.

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On this episode of Represent, Aisha Harris is joined by Why Oh Why host Andrea Silenzi and Jezebel’s Kara Brown to discuss ABC’s first black Bachelorette, Rachel Lindsay. It’s a landmark moment for the Bachelor franchise, but how long can the show avoid openly talking about race? And on our “Recognize” segment, Slate editorial assistant (and Represent’s social media guru) Marissa Martinelli shares what she loves about Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.

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