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Rave: Why I love ABC’s ‘Black-ish’

September 26, 2014
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I’m pretty sure I’ve said this already, but I don’t watch a lot of TV these days. With the exception of shows like American Horror Story and Scandal, when I do turn on my television, it’s usually to watch reruns of older shows that I enjoy. But when a friend of mine told me about ABC’s newest show, Black-ish, I knew that I would have to make time to check it out. Yes, of course, the cast lineup was enough to peak my interest, but it was really…

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Rave: 30 Years of The Cosby Show

September 19, 2014
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Eight seasons, and 30 years later, it’s hard for anyone to overstate just how iconic and important The Cosby Show was to American television. Not only did it launch the careers of stars like Raven-Symoné, but it also had a hand in changing how black families could be portrayed on TV, thus paving the way for shows like The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air. And even 22 years after the last episode aired, we’re still familiar with a lot of the memorable lines from the show,…

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