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While Beavis and Butthead may not be overtly racist, I wonder if the musical selections used on the show (which cover predominantly white groups) don't reveal a more subtle bias. Occasionally rap pieces are used; B & B frequently talk over them. And they certainly don't receive the head-banging salute given to Pantera and Gwar. MTV seems to have segmented itself into rap, heavy metal, and a grab bag called "Alternative Nation." I suspect if you measured the airtime of these three segments against the play-time on B & B you would find a clear pattern. Also, I am also suspicious of the demographic make-up of B & B's high school, which seems suburban and predominately white. Jeffrey Steele, Univ. of Wisconsin firstname.lastname@example.org