Kenya Barris

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Kenya Barris Breaks Silence on Shelved 'Black-ish' Episode

The “Black-ish” creator cleared up rumors surrounding the unaired episode on NFL players’ protests against anti-Black police violence.

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Petition Demands ABC Air 'Black-ish' Episode on Athlete Protests

In the wake of canceling “Roseanne” following the star’s racist tweet, Color of Change wants ABC to honor its professed values.

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Netflix's New 'Shaft' Reboot Deal Could Set a New Precedent for Distribution of Black-Led Films

The deal would make Tim Story and Kenya Barris’ new take on the Blaxploitation hero available to Netflix’s international subscribers sooner than usual, and help finance the movie on the front end.

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Kenya Barris Tapped to Write 'Coming to America' Sequel

The “Black-ish” creator and “Girls Trip” co-writer will write the follow up to the 1988 film about an African prince seeking love in New York City.

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Ava DuVernay and Other Showrunners of Color Sound Off on Creative Pressure, Pigeonholing

“For me to say no [to projects], in my mind, there may not be another chance.”

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'Black-ish' Creator Kenya Barris Signs New Development Deal with ABC Studios

Barris will create new projects for ABC, including a “Black-ish” spinoff pilot starring Yara Shahidi.

'Black-ish' Creator Opens Up About Last Night's Police Violence Episode

Kenya Barris: “I have never been as afraid about an episode of television that I’ve written in my life.”