Black-ish won't be settling back into easy subjects when it returns for its second season. Early on into its run of new episodes, the show will be taking on a story surrounding the "N word" when the youngest Johnson, Jack (Miles Brown), lets it slip during a school talent show, Variety reports.
"We wanted to do it last year, but we felt like it might have been low-hanging fruit for us," showrunner Kenya Barris told the trade. "But in this off-season, you've seen where we're at. As we're supposed to be evolving, [racism] is still rearing its ugly head constantly. So we felt like the word was still timely."
Black-ish returns on Wednesday, Sept. 23 at 9:30/8:30c on ABC.
What do you think about the subject? Should the word be discussed on the comedy?