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Your Guide To The Arts In Atlanta

Christopher Daniel

A conversation with Kenya Barris, creator and showrunner of “Black-ish”

Coming back to Atlanta reminds Kenya Barris, a writer and executive producer, that storytelling has exposed him to new perspectives on humanity. The creator and showrunner of the Emmy-nominated ABC Network series Black-ish flashes back to when he originally stepped onto the campus of his alma mater, Clark Atlanta University (Cā€™96). He never thought he could turn that epiphany into a career in both television and film....