MTV Goes Black & White To Discuss Race On MLK Day

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Monday, MTV is turning off the color and broadcasting in black and white. The network will air a 12-hour block of programming without color, kicking off a social media campaign called, #TheTalk to discuss race in America on Martin Luther King Jr Day. According to MTV’s press release:

#TheTalk is part of a broader MTV initiative, the anti-bias campaign Look Different, which launched last April. The programming is designed to encourage MTV’s audience to have candid, confident and ‘color brave’ conversations on race with family and friends.

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To get viewers to have a dialog on #TheTalk regarding racial issues in America and how to improve them, every commercial block will feature a political and pop culture figure to discuss their own take on race relations. The special will include, Sen. Cory Booker

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