In the past, I’ve often touted names like Justin Simien, Issa Rae and Donald Glover (among others) as the leaders of a new wave in television, and for good reason. These trailblazers weren’t just churning out run-of-the-mill “Black shows” in order to make a quick buck; They were creating high-quality I.P. for major networks that not only entertained, but also educated their viewers – whether said viewers knew it or not. The creators of Hulu’s new original series Woke can be added to that list of modern-day storytelling revolutionaries. (Read Ed Martin's report on the development of this timely gem here.)
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