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ICYMI: ABC’s Black-ish Enlists The Roots for Juneteenth Education Song

Never failing to directly, and tastefully, address uncomfortable and unjust realities, ABC’s Black-ish is the comedy series that’s an easy favorite among the plethora of surface sitcoms out now. The show’s Season Four premiere flawlessly upheld its reputation with a Juneteenth-themed storyline. Iconic, genre-crossing band The Roots stepped in for an educational tune that explains…

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Black-Ish Spin-Off Starring Yara Shahidi is in the Works

An official spinoff of the ABC hit show Black-ish starring Yara Shahidi is in the works. Black-ish creator and executive producer Kenya Barris is in collaboration with former executive producer Larry Wilmore to introduce the pilot episode on Black-ish in the spring. The spin-off will follow Zoey Johnson, Yara Shahidi’s character, on her journey through…

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Black-ish’s Marsai Martin To Bring An American Girl Doll To Life

Marsai Martin has become a breakout star of Black-ish. Her role as the intelligent, vengeful, and petty Diane has endeared her to much of the show’s audience and has also won her a NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. But Marsai will soon be taking on a new audience as…

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Watch ‘Black-ish’ Star Yara Shahidi Deliver A Profound Speech on Race & Representation

At just 16 years young, Black-ish‘s Yara Shahidi is proving that she is indeed both an actress and quite the “budding humanitarian and activist” with a speech that has been collecting noteworthy buzz from her time at the Points of Light Conference, where she received an award for philanthropy. In the speech, Shahidi used her…

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‘Lemonade’ & ‘Black-ish’ Rack Up Emmy Nods

#OscarsSoWhite was the topic on everyone’s mind when the Oscar nominations were announced to the public. There was talk of boycotting the Oscars, talk of how to systematically change the institution of Hollywood itself, and talk of diversifying the Academy of Motion Picture Arts (the voting body of the Academy Awards). News has come out…

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‘Black-ish’ Debuts Powerful Episode “Hope” On Police Brutality

ABC’s Black-ish is only on its second season and already I have a personal connection to it that I haven’t had for a series in a very long time. As a Black child raised in the suburbs by a mother who worked her way out of the Bronx during some of New York’s roughest years,…

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Watch Kendrick Lamar Star In This Commercial For The New Season of ‘Black-Ish’

Fresh off his 11 GRAMMY nominations for To Pimp A Butterfly and a moving performing on The Tonight Show,  it is of no surprise that Kendrick Lamar is the face of the industry at the moment. The TDE lyricist’s latest appearance comes in a commercial for ABC’s second season of their hit sitcom Black-ish, starring Anthony…

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14 Books to Add to Your Library

It’s the time of year where most of us prefer to stay inside enveloped in the comforting warmth of our bed linens. But when TGIT takes its usual winter hiatus and Black-ish (and all of our other favorite shows) season ends, boredom creeps in and fast. Instead of letting your desperation for adventure drag you…

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You Can Now Preorder Jenifer Lewis’ Memoir

Hollywood’s favorite mom and everyone’s favorite auntie in their head is about to have us torn between our TVs and her memoir. Jenifer Lewis‘ (most recently splitting our sides as Black-ish‘s Ruby Johnson) fittingly-titled book The Mother of Black Hollywood: A Memoir is now available for preorder via Amazon and Barnes & Noble. It is widely…

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Chloe x Halle Set to Join the Cast of ‘Grown-ish’

#BlackGirlMagic is the gift that keeps on giving. The highly-anticipated Grown-ish starring the dazzling Yara Shahidi is set to add two of our favorite up and coming starlets to the cast. The Kenya Barris series is now home to the talented siblings, Chloe x Halle. According to Deadline, the sister-duo will play recurring roles as…

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ICYMI: Yara Shahidi’s Essay on Hollywood Inclusivity and Activism is a Must Read

The incredibly brilliant and exceptionally gorgeous Yara Shahidi penned a paramount essay for i-D that is not only timely, but also of universal importance. Though young, the Black-ish star is a giant among today’s activists who selflessly and unwearyingly uses her voice to educate others as she expands her own knowledge. In this latest piece,…

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Talented Duo Chloe X Halle to Star in Ivy Park’s Spring/Summer Campaign

My friend put me on to Chloe x Halle a few years ago, when YouTube covers were at its height. (People who put you on to new music are important, FYI.) I knew then, that it was only a matter of time before the rising starlets made it to the big leagues. A couple of covers and…

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