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Clearing The Air?

Impressions of “Bel-Air”, a dramatic take on “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”, on Peacock Streaming

Will Smith as “The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air” / Ad for “Bel-Air” | Courtesy of NBC Productions & Peacock

I’ll say it right off the bat: I was a lukewarm fan of “Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air”. The whole “funny fish out of water" scenario didn’t sit well with me. When “Fresh Prince…” premiered in 1990, I was in college at an HBCU. National racial incidents flared up unexpectedly in…




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Joel A. Johnson

Joel A. Johnson

Family man, & creative who enjoys karaoke, poetry, & balance sports (skating & skiing). I focus on social justice. Writes for The Lark, AfroSapiophile, WEOC

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