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‘Black-ish’ Season 2, Episode 1: ‘THE Word’


Black-ish season 2, episode 1 airs tonight on ABC.

In the season 2 premiere, Dre and Bow try to prevent Jack’s expulsion after he uses the N-word during a school talent show. The family then examines the evolution and use of the N-word in American culture.

Andre “Dre” Johnson (Anthony Anderson) has a great job; a beautiful wife, Rainbow (Tracee Ellis Ross); four kids and a colonial home in the ‘burbs. But has success brought too much assimilation for this Black family? With a little help from his dad (Laurence Fishburne), Dre sets out to establish a sense of cultural identity for his family that honors their past while embracing the future.

Black-ish season 2, episode 1 airs Sept. 23 at 9:30 p.m. EDT on ABC.

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