You wouldn’t know from looking at the first seven episodes of the new series Alcatraz, but Alcatraz prison incarcerated black inmates–in segregated cell blocks. Finally, after being delayed two weeks by an unholy conspiracy between NASCAR, rain, and the FOX scheduling department, audiences got to see the other side of the color line at Alcatraz. In “Clarence Montgomery,” we follow, you guessed it, Clarence Montgomery, a newly returned ’63 who might be one of the most important Alcatraz inmates we’ve met yet. In the interest of shielding innocent eyes from spoilers, follow me behind the jump. Continue reading ‘Episode Recap: “Clarence Montgomery,” Alcatraz’
People with disabilities? In my sci-fi? It's more likely than you think.
- Interview with Kathryn Allan, co-editor of Accessing the Future
- The Two-Headed Quarterback: Disabled Identity in Night Vale
- Star Trek Into Darkness: Able-Bodied Angst and Abrams’ Anti-Intellectualism
- Fantastic ableism and disability: the Amnesia Girl
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