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Meet The Black Women Behind The Scenes Of Cartoon Network Studios’ Culturally Diverse And Emmy Nominated Show, ‘Craig Of The Creek’

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Meet The Black Women Behind The Scenes Of Cartoon Network Studios’ Culturally Diverse And Emmy Nominated Show, ‘Craig Of The Creek’

By Dominique Fluker via https://www.forbes.com/

In 2018, Cartoon Network’s “Craig of the Creek” was created by award-winning “Steven Universe” alums Matt Burnett and Ben Levin. Although they are not persons of color, they have taken special attention to the inclusion and positive representation of minorities within the series. “Craig of the Creek” puts a nuclear Black family front row and center while developing storylines around a precocious, adventurous kid named Craig Williams (along with his friends) as they go on magical adventures in the creek. Over the last two years, the show has been touted among critics as a racially groundbreaking and progressive series that gets diversity and inclusion right. It’s been praised for accurately portraying and normalizing Black culture with its diverse group of relatable…

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