Letter from Hollywood APRIL 25, 2016 ISSUE

In Living Color

With “black-ish,” Kenya Barris rethinks the family sitcom.

The amazing story of the struggle and eventual success of writer Kenya Barris, the creator of ABC’s Black-ish. So inspiring. Black-ish was his 19th pilot. He is married with 6 kids, been fired from writing jobs. Had ups and downs. Broke the glass ceiling.

Read Kenya’s entire riveting story in the NewYorker.com here.