As black-ish Departs, Abbott Elementary Becomes the New Basic TV Show for Black Stories

Basic TV demands that Black personhood explain and justify its survival. With Abbott Elementary, Black personhood explains less and shows more.

A Black person relaxing and watching TV. Source: Nappy.




I write to explore Black personhood, the life we have built in the shadow of full citizenship. Follow me on Twitter @Established1865.

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Hal H. Harris

Hal H. Harris

Black on both sides. Medium Writers Challenge Winner. The founder of Established in 1865. I Tweet @Established1865. E-mail is

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