Our 14th most-read article of 2021.

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Originally published August 23, 2021.

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“Mike Richards, the executive producer of ‘Jeopardy!’ who was tapped to succeed Alex Trebek as host of the venerable game show franchise, announced Friday he is stepping aside amid recent scrutiny over past comments about women, Jews, and poor people.” – NBC News, 8/20/21

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QUESTION KEY

The Obvious Choice

$200: Who is “Levar Burton?”

$400: Who is “Levar Burton?”

$600: Who is “Levar Burton?”

$800: Who is “Levar Burton?”

$1000: Who is “Levar Burton?”

Other Obvious Choices

$200: Who is “Laura Coates?”

$400: Who is “Robin Roberts?”

$600: We would have accepted any marginalized group of people

$800: We would have accepted any answer other than “Aaron Rogers”

$1000: We would have accepted any answer other than “Dr. Mehmet Oz”

Red Flags

$200: Who are “Jewish people?”

$400: Who are “women?”

$600: Who are “people with a moral compass?”

$800: What is “a podcast?”

$1000: What is “look at one picture of the guy?”

Corporate No-Nos

$200: What is “nepotism?”

$400: What is “a conflict of interest?”

$600: What is “unfair hiring practices?”

$800: What is “bad faith?”

$1000: What is “the white supremacist heteropatriarchy?”

LeVar Burton Anagrams

$200: What is a “born vaulter?”

$400: What is an “urban revolt?”

$600: What is “a volt burner?”

$800: What is a “verbal turn on?”

$1000: What is “a burnt lover?”

White People

$200: Who are “white people?”

$400: Who are “white people?”

$600: Who are “white people?”

$800: Who are “white people?”

$1000: Who are “white people?”

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