Black history month is suddenly a hot topic on TV

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Stacey Dash made some controversial comments Wednesday when she said on TV that there shouldn't be a Black History Month or a network like BET because they're a "double standard."

"We have to make up our minds. Either we want to have segregation or integration," she explained on Fox News' Fox & Friends. "And if we don't want segregation, then we need to get rid of channels like BET and the BET Awards and the Image Awards where you're only awarded if you're Black. If it were the other way around, we would be up in arms. It's a double standard."

Later, she added, "Just like there shouldn't be a Black History Month. You know? We're Americans. Period. That's it."

The ladies of The View brought up said comments Thursday morning, and while most of the co-hosts slammed the Clueless actress, Paula Faris played the devil's advocate throughout the debate. "There's White History Month every other month," said Joy Behar, "so Black History Month is there to spotlight the history."

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