Inside the Black-ish writers room with Damilare Sonoiki
Read the interview transcript here.
How does a 24-year-old son of Nigerian immigrants land his very first writing gig on one of the hottest shows on television? Damilare Sonoiki of ABC's Black-ish joins host Kimberly Foster to discuss how he got the job, what it's like behind the scenes, and what he plans to create on his own.
Black-ish offers thoughtful, incisive commentary on race and class in the United States. Created by Kenya Barris, it's currently in its second season.
Watch the trailer for Dam's latest project.
Here's the profile from Emily Nussbaum in the New Yorker we discussed:
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