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Yara Shahidi Receives College Recommendation From Michelle Obama

We are rooting for Black-Ish star, Yara Shahidi, who recently underwent the gruelling college application process. However, after receiving a recommendation letter from Michelle Obama, she’s definitely well on her way. Yara has proven to be wise beyond her years. She bravely speaks out on the political climate and has shown that she is dedicated to empowering women—a trait…

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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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The 48th NAACP Image Awards Nominees Are In

The NAACP has announced the nominees for their 48th NAACP Image Awards and they didn’t disappoint. Congratulations to our very own Solange who was nominated for six awards including, Outstanding Female, Outstanding Duo, Group or Collaboration, Outstanding Music Video, Outstanding Song and A Seat at the Table was nominated for Outstanding Album. Beyonce also was nominated for six awards…

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Watch New Trailer For ‘American Girl Story’ Special Starring Marsai Martin

The adored Black-ish star, Marsai Martin stars in upcoming Amazon special as Melody in An American Girl Story, the first of Amazon’s four-planned American Girl specials. The story is based in Detroit during a pivotal time in our country for black rights and civil liberties. Martin’s character Melody discovers the challenges of racial inequality in the United States after…

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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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BLACK-ISH - "Hope" (ABC/Patrick Wymore)
LAURENCE FISHBURNE, ANTHONY ANDERSON, TRACEE ELLIS ROSS, MARSAI MARTIN, MILES BROWN, MARCUS SCRIBNER, JENIFER LEWIS, YARA SHAHIDI

‘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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