'Hope' - When the kids ask some tough questions in the midst of a highly publicized court case involving alleged police brutality and an African-American teenager, Dre and Bow are conflicted on how best to field them. Dre, along with Pops and Ruby, feel the kids need to know what kind of world they're living in, while Bow would like to give them a more hopeful view about life. When the verdict is announced, the family handles the news in different ways while watching the community react, on 'black-ish,' WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 24 (9:31-10:00 p.m. EST) on the ABC Television Network.  LAURENCE FISHBURNE, ANTHONY ANDERSON, TRACEE ELLIS ROSS, MARSAI MARTIN, MARCUS SCRIBNER, MILES BROWN, YARA SHAHIDI, JENIFER LEWIS

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The social chatter was on fire around Wednesday night's installment, called "Hope."

Lauren Porter
Feb, 25, 2016

The topic of police brutatlity made it to Black-ish last night and the twitter commentary was everything.

From stories of personal encounters with police, to simple applause for the episode's dynamic writing, the sitcom's decision to get serious on such an emotional topic was something the audience was here for.

'Black-ish' Episode Inspired by Social Commentary on Police Brutality




















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