This is why we can't have nice things. And by nice things, we mean diversity.
In a bright shining example of Hollywood whitewashing, CBS has reportedly cast two white actors in lead roles written specifically for minorities.
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Mission Control is a hot new science fiction pilot by the author of The Martian, and just like in that novel Andy Weir populated his team of scientists with a diverse group of people reflecting the world at large.
Unfortunately, that's not going to happen at CBS.
The character of African American NASA commander Malik Stevenson will be played by
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History has been MADE, folks!
After his initial attempt Tuesday was ruined to adverse weather conditions, skydiver Felix Baumgartner has officially become the first person to successfully free fall from "the edge of space," having jumped out of a balloon 128,000 feet above New Mexico…AKA 24 miles up into the atmosphere!
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