Juneteenth

ABC's 'black-ish' gets its 'Hamilton' groove on in season premiere that celebrates Juneteenth

ABC's 'black-ish' gets its 'Hamilton' groove on in season premiere that celebrates Juneteenth

ABC’s “black-ish,” the acclaimed family comedy about an upper-middle class African-American family living in a predominantly white neighborhood, has taken on more than its share of provocative topics, including a debate over the “N-word,” police brutality and President Trump.

The fourth season premiere, which will air Tuesday, Oct. 3, at 9 p.m. — a new day and time for the series— continues in that edgy direction, using music to take a shot at the holiday celebrating Christopher Columbus while also saluting Juneteenth, the June 19 celebration commemorating the end of slavery in the United States.

Kenya Barris, the creator of “black-ish,” said the episode was largely...

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