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10 Moments Of Black Excellence You Might Have Missed This Week

Put Tessa Thompson in all the things.


1. Tessa Thompson's Men In Black: International dropped in theaters today!


Can't wait to see her kick ass on screen!

2. Bryan Tyree Henry joined the cast of A Quiet Place 2.

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Honestly, put BTH in ALL the movies!

3. Winston Duke and Zazie Beetz joined the cast of the upcoming sci-fi thriller, Nine Days.

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"Duke [is playing] a reclusive man in an unreal house who interviews potential candidates, including the characters of Beetz and Bill Skarsgård, to enjoy the privilege of being born." Sign me up for this film!

4. Aaron McGruder, creator of the hit series The Boondocks, rejoined the series for the new reboot.

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YAAAASSS! So glad he's returning to this beloved show.

5. Issa Rae won the Emerging Entrepreneur Award at the Women In Film gala.

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Icon living. Congrats, Issa!

6. Tracee Ellis Ross announced she's executive producing and starring in the new Daria spin-off, Jodie.

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This will be the first adult animated show to star a black woman in nearly TWO DECADES! Go Tracee for making history!

7. Ava DuVernay's When They See Us is the most-watched series on Netflix US since it premiered on May 31.


What an amazing watch. Congrats, Ava!

8. The trailer for Tia Mowry and Loretta Devine's new series, Family Reunion, dropped this week.

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This show looks hella cute.

9. Dr. Patrice Harris became the first black female President of the American Medical Association.

You better werk, Dr. Harris!

10. Last, but not least, Pose returned to our screens this week.


This show is my fave thing on television.

What an amazing week! Tune in next week for more excellence!


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