Mixed-ish Furthers a Trope in Hollywood of Prioritizing Light-Skinned Actors

Making racial ambiguity the focus of the newest spinoff feels somewhat tone deaf

Writer and producer Kenya Barris has scored another win, launching a second spinoff from the acclaimed ABC Network sitcom Black-ish. This new spinoff, Mixed-ish, will follow Rainbow Johnson’s experience growing up in a mixed race home in the 1980s.

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