Why Mindy Kaling Shouldn't Have To Answer for Diversity on TV

Fusion’s Alicia Menendez is a Mindy Kaling fan. Like a really, really big Mindy Kaling fan. So Alicia cheered Mindy on for defending herself against a question, put to her at a SXSW panel, that suggested “The Mindy Project” has diversity issues. Even in the context of an emerging conversation about race and ethnicity in comedy, it’s still a coup that Mindy has so many talented, funny women on her show.

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