Written by: Aniyah Shanice
As the black lives matter movement continues to get around many platforms. Netflix is bringing all the black sitcom’s to your home!
Moesha: Aug 1
“Moesha Mitchell is a teenager juggling school, friendships and romance. Previously the female head of the household, she is learning to love and trust her father's new wife. While at home, she does her best to be the "glue" that helps hold her family together.”
The Game: Aug 15
“While their men try to hone their gridiron talents on the field, the wives and girlfriends of pro football players sharpen their own skills behind the scenes when it comes to the power plays they have to use to get their guys the best agents, the best endorsements, the best merchandising deals -- even the "in" charity. And then there's the groupies around every corner, and the oh-so-helpful "image consultants" ready and eager to perform a makeover for any player in trouble.”
Sister Sister: Sept 1
“Tia and Tamera are twins who were separated at birth, with each being adopted by a different parent. One day, the teens have a chance encounter while shopping at a clothing store in the mall. After the families meet, Tamera's adoptive father reluctantly allows Tia and her mother to move into his home so the girls can be together. But just because they're twins doesn't mean Tia and Tamera are identical in any way other than looks -- Tia is intelligent and from inner-city Detroit while Tamera is the boy-crazy twin from the suburbs.”
Girlfriends: Sept 11
“An ensemble sitcom focusing on a mixed batch of black women who face life's tests and triumphs together. From dating to divorce and friends to family to relationships, Joan, Maya, Lynn and Toni support each other despite their differing backgrounds, learning about true friendship in the process.”
The Parkers: Oct 1
“Spunky daughter Kim is mortified when her bigger-than-life mom, Nikki, decides to go back to school at the same junior college she attends.”
Half and Half: Oct 15
“Half-sisters Mona and Dee Dee are virtual strangers who have grown up separately and suddenly become neighbors in the same San Francisco apartment building. Mona is a budding music executive raised by her single mother to be free-spirited and independent. By contrast, younger Dee Dee is a privileged honor-roll collegian who grew up in a two-parent home but seeks her identity out of the shadow of her overbearing mother.”
These shows are classics especially for any of the 90’s babies. As black sitcoms had most of their popularity starting in the 90’s. Focusing on a black dynamic whether it’s family or friends! Netflix is really stepping up to the plate to show that black lives do matter as they made a section streaming service named “Black lives matter.” So be on a look out for these shows to come on!