No, ‘Survivor,’ Not Everyone Is ‘Subconsciously’ Racist

No, ‘Survivor,’ Not Everyone Is ‘Subconsciously’ Racist


Conversations about race on the hit TV show “Survivor” are becoming more frequent, and this season proves to be no exception. In the reality show’s latest race-based controversy, black castaways Drea Wheeler and Maryanne Oketch became emotional after seeing that the first two contestants voted onto the Season 42 jury, Chanelle Howell and Rocksroy Bailey, were also black.

“I was so proud because we have four black contestants in Survivor,” Drea said during tribal council after Probst prompted her to explain her reaction. “And then it always happens where at one point the black contestants get booted out — Boom! Boom! Boom! — and then that’s exactly what this is right now. So yeah, I’m pissed.”

When Probst asked if she thought the votes

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