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The best superhero show on television returns tonight with the season 2 premiere of Black Lightning. The CW series that stars Cress Williams and is helmed by Salim Akil is bringing it big time in its second season. We caught up with the man who stars as Jefferson Pierce/ Black Lightning, a high school principal […]

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Black Lightning has been renewed for a second season on The CW and we couldn’t be more excited by the news. The series that stars Cress Williams as Jefferson Pierce, a beloved high school principal by day and a masked superhero by night has been heating up Tuesday nights since its premiere in January. Strengthened […]

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It’s rare that a network known for angst-ridden programming for teens delivers a drama series as inspired, important, and entertaining as the CW’s electrifying new show, Black Lightning.  The long-awaited, DC-Comics-based series helmed by Salim Akil and Mara Brock Akil raked in huge ratings on Tuesday night, delivering the CW’s biggest debut in two years. […]

The post ‘Black Lightning’ star Nafessa Williams on her super woke role and advocating for LGBT youth appeared first on theGrio.

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The long-awaited debut of Black Lightning is finally upon us, premiering tonight on The CW. TheGrio caught up with the show’s star, Cress Williams, to find out how he feels about being a black super hero and how the show will affect youth now and in the future. “It’s so exciting. It’s just a dream […]

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