Op-Ed: What is BLACKISH?

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By Earth Watts-Hicks

What is BLACKISH? In my opinion it is an updated “spin” on the black experience, i.e. from an old school militant (Fishburne) to integration, assimilation, and white-washing of culture (small children) to breaking through the glass ceiling only to be token representive of our race as a brand (Anderson).

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ABC’s ‘Black-ish’ Trailer And Interview (video)

black ishCheck out the trailer from the new-ish series Black-ish produced by Laurence Fishburn, Traci Ross and Anthony Anderson. The show has been controversial since the first day of its release in it’s protrayol of an upward mobile black family in the suburbs. Continue Reading →

Walter’s World: Andre Leon Talley Honored at EMERGE! (video)

By Walter Rutledge

On St. Valentine’s Day, February 14, Vogue contributing editor and fashion icon Andre Leon Talley was honored during the EMERGE! fashion show, which was held at the Broad Street Ballroom in lower Manhattan.

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