Survivor on Implicit Biases and Lived Experiences

In the 6th episode of CBS Reality TV Show Survivor’s 39th season, Island of the Idols, there was a powerful and informative scene that viewers witnessed.

Jamal (left) and Jack (right). Photo courtesy of Robert Voets/CBS

The scene begins with Jamal Shipman, a then 33-year-old African-American college administrator from Providence, Rhode Island, having just shown the other members of the Vokai tribe (the show’s term for team) some West African…



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Ivan Ornelas

Loves to write, especially about Survivor, Sports, Video Games, and other Media and topics