Black-ish Creator Kenya Barris and Wife Rainbow Give $1 Million to Clark Atlanta University

Kenya and Rainbow Barris, alumni of Clark Atlanta University, donated $1 million to the institution, according to a statement from the university. Half of the money from the Kenya and Rainbow Barris Annual Scholarship Award will support students pursuing majors in mass media arts, and the remaining half will go to…

Black-ish Taught Me More About Slavery in 22 Minutes Than My Entire Education (Plus, That Roots Cartoon Was Epic)

The whole issue of slavery is one fraught with a legacy of pain, trauma and, yes, white guilt, and this country didn’t even apologize for this mass tragedy until 2009. If you think I found out that little stat from a history book, nope—I learned it from the season premiere of ABC’s Black-ish, which produced one of…

6 Gift Ideas for the Woman Who Is Like Jenifer Lewis’ Feisty Grandma From Black-ish

She’s not the stereotypical little old lady of yesteryear. Your grandma has style, personality and pizzazz. She brightens your day but can also provide the shade. That sounds a lot like Ruby Johnson of Black-ish, played by the legendary Jenifer Lewis. What type of gift would this modern woman appreciate? We’ve got you…