How Black-ish Broke the TV Mold By Being ‘Outwardly Black’

When Kenya Barris created Black-ish in 2014, he kept his expectations low for the ABC sitcom: “we just wanted to get a show on the air,” he recalled. Created by Barris, Adweek’s Creator of the Year in 2018, Black-ish was based on his life and unflinchingly tackles many important issues, including systemic racism and the…
When Kenya Barris created Black-ish in 2014, he kept his expectations low for the ABC sitcom: “we just wanted to get a show on the air,” he recalled. Created by Barris, Adweek’s Creator of the Year in 2018, Black-ish was based on his life and unflinchingly tackles many important issues, including systemic racism and the…