When most of us practice environmentalism, it is often in the form of changes to our own lives. However, on average, people are not the ones most responsible for climate change and other forms of environmental devastation.
Black people have contributed to: Art, philosophy, science, politics, music, literature, medicine. Yet we don't know about them unless we make substantial efforts to do so.
The Bible can be misinterpreted based on both the culture and time period in which parts of it were written.
Understanding how diverse people have contributed to our world is an essential part of equality. It is much harder to justify the oppression of a group if you see them as valuable. Though I believe that every person is inherently valuable, it is easy to subconsciously feel like certain people are worth more than others if they are the only ones having their accomplishments acknowledged.
Rape scenes in particular have no place in a show. I will defend this opinion from both an artistic standpoint and a social perspective.