Black America Web celebrates Black Music Month by saluting influential icons in the music industry

From a dynamic father-son duo to a pair of twin sisters split at birth, take a look at 20 of our favorite fictional Black TV families.

During a recent interview, Anthony Anderson made a surprising revelation that his 'black-ish' co-star Tracee Ellis Ross spent an entire decade at war with the comedic actor after he made an off-color fart joke about her as they hosted the 2005 VIBE Awards.

The eighth and final season of 'black-ish' will definitely be ending on a high note as it's recently been revealed that former First Lady Michelle Obama will make a special guest appearance for one episode.

The show has been the basis for multiple spinoffs and is an award season favorite, garnering numerous accolades and earning Tracee Ellis-Ross the first Golden Globe win for a Black actress in the music or comedy category since 1983.


LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fans waiting for a “Girlfriends” reboot are getting a little tease: the cast of the early 2000s sitcom is reuniting on an episode of “black-ish.” Tracee Ellis Ross, one of the leading actors on “black-ish,” was also the star of “Girlfriends,” which ran from 2000 to 2008 and chronicled the lives […]

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After twenty years of marriage to Dr. Rania “Rainbow” Barris, the man behind Black-ish and Grown-ish, Kenya Barris, filed for divorce in LA on Friday, according to The Blast. At this time, a specific reason has not been given for the divorce action. The couple shares six children. Dr. Barris is an anesthesiologist affiliated with Cedars-Sinai Medical […]

Going back to school is exciting for kids. They can’t wait to show off their new clothes, backpacks and tell all of their friends and teachers about their summer. But, for some parents back to school season is extremely stressful.  Black-ish star Marcus Scribner, Frito-Lay, and Feed the Children have joined forces to help those in need […]


ABC has announced plans to renew its hit comedy “Black-ish” for a sixth season, in addition to rolling out another spinoff, “Mixed-ish,” based on a younger version of the character Rainbow Johnson, focusing on her upbringing in a mixed-race family in the ’80s. Created by award-winning writer/producer Kenya Barris, “Black-ish” stars Anthony Anderson as Andre “Dre” Johnson and Tracee […]

Remember when Aunt Viv went from being a dark skin woman to a light skin woman on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air? Well, ABC is doing something very similar with their new Black-ish spinoff. According to Dateline, Tika Sumpter will portray Alicia, Rainbow’s mother. We love Sumpter and we’re glad she got the role; although […]

Every young person has a moment where they notice a shift from childhood to adulthood. Maybe it’s when they graduate from college, pay their first bill or buy their first drink. For actors that moment may be when they’re nominated for their first award in one of the adult categories. Marcus Scribner, 19, stars in […]


The 14-year-old "black-ish" star is on her way to becoming a Hollywood mogul.