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“Grown-ish” is back for a second season. The popular “Black-ish” spin-off is centered around Tracee Ellis Ross and Anthony Anderson’s TV daughter, Zoey Johnson, played by actress Yara Shahidi, as she navigates through the trials and tribulations of college life. The show features a host of great actors, including Luka Sabbat, Deon Cole, Trevor Jackson, and…

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Netflix is securing the rights to multiple big-name African American personalities. First, the steaming-service behemoth secured a lucrative deal with former President Barack Obama and wife Michelle to create movies and a cable series. Soon thereafter, Netflix announced an eight-movie deal with TV series megastar Shonda Rhimes, who created “Grey’s Anatomy,” “Scandal” and “How to…

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Clark Atlanta University graduates, TV producer and writer Kenya Barris and his wife, Dr. Rainbow Barris, have given a gift of $1M to their alma mater. The gift kicks off the university’s 30th anniversary year-long celebration, which officially starts on July 1, 2018, and will include a host of national events. Half of the Kenya…

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“Grown-Ish” cast via Instagram – @grownish Going off to college is one of the major milestones someone can embark on in life. However, discovering who you are in the midst of attending college is one of the toughest experiences you will ever go through. And that is exactly what Zoey (Yara Shahidi) learns in the…

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Choe x Halle via Instagram (@chloexhalle) Chloe x Halle have a message for you. The two sisters are entering 2018 screaming “Watch out world, I’m grown now” in their new self-produced single “Grown.” Along with the song, the young songstresses invited their fans to their seemingly self-directed video featuring lots of selfie-taking and goofing off…

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Just days after inking a major deal with 20th Century Fox, “Black-ish” creator Kenya Barris was hit with a more than $1M lawsuit claiming he stole the idea behind the hit ABC comedy. “Plaintiff is informed and believes that at some point between the end of 2006 and September 2014, Defendant Barris – using Plaintiff’s…

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The use of the n-word has long been an on-going debate in the black community and Kenya Barris, creator of the hit ABC sitcom “Black-ish,” wants to use his show as a platform to spark more discussion on the subject. In its upcoming second season premiere, youngest son Jack (Miles Brown) sings along to Kanye West’s…

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The beloved Evans family that we grew up with is coming to the big screen. Kenya Barris, creator of the hit sitcom “Black-ish,” has been given the green light by Sony to write a feature film adaptation of the classic sitcom, “Good Times.” Sources say Barris, who was brought in after initial screenwriter Phil Johnston (Wreck-It Ralph,…

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Clark Atlanta University is a private, historically black university that formed in 1988, following the merger of Clark College (founded in 1869) and Atlanta University (founded in 1865). CAU has a Carnegie classification of “Research University – High Research Activity” and is one of only four Historically Black Colleges and Universities to earn such a…

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ABC’s new show, “black-ish” has been dubbed the re-evolution of the extraordinarily successful “The Cosby Show,” which first aired 30 years ago. The upwardly mobile Cosbys remain our go-to-TV family who altered the perceptions of the black family and is credited with saving a dying genre (situation comedy, sitcom) and network (NBC). Since their final…

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