Exploring the uncomfortable truths addressed by the African-American TV revolution.

For years it was rare to see people of color on American TV screens. But in recent years, a revolutionary change has shaken Hollywood.

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TV's Black Renaissance on BBC Select

Hit shows such as Atlanta, Dear White People and Insecure, with majority African-American casts, are pioneering a new frankness about race and identity. Actor and DJ Reggie Yates travels to LA and tackles the big questions that these shows address.

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