ABC’s black-ish has never been shy about -- or bad at – simultaneously educating and entertaining us about the complexities of being a person of color -- specifically a Black person -- in modern-day America. Its two most recent episodes, presented back-to-back in a special telecast last Sunday, are no different in that regard. (As shown in the photo above, ABC went to special lengths to promote it ... and its message.) The issue of voting has arguably never been a more important one, and while it’s definitely not the only or the biggest issue we all face today, it is one that systemically affects people of color in a negative way, making it exactly the kind of thing that series creator Kenya Barris’ brainchild is used to handling. Much like its previous three episodes (which deal with P.P.D., police brutality, and the state of the country, respectively), the two-part Election Special ran with its theme and delivered straight up facts about America the Great in her current form. It almost reminded us that her past illustrates that she wasn’t necessarily meant to be great for everyone.
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