The Failure of Multiculturalism

Noah Schnapp and Seu Jorge in Abe. (Blue Fox Entertainment)
A light dramedy delivers an unintended seminar in how bristling multiculturalism tears people apart.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE J erry Seinfeld got it right when he praised the black-and-white cookie on Seinfeld: “Two races of flavor living side by side in harmony. . . . If people would only look to the cookie, all our problems would be solved.”

And what would happen if that 1994 episode of the show, “The Dinner Party,” aired today? I assume Jerry would find himself widely denounced as racially insensitive, and NBC would get very nervous, not that it would even allow such an episode to air today.

Seinfeld emphasized the importance of getting some vanilla and some chocolate in each bite: fusion, as opposed