"There's a compulsion in anyone who's creative to be inspired by these moments…to create something that is a reflection of what you're feeling," he says of the inspiration behind the docuseries.
Hollywood looked at Black movies "as a cute little project," the actor said recently.
“It was hard to get this done, but we all held hands and said we're going to do it and it happened,” said co-showrunner Janine Sherman Barrios.
"You pray for forgiveness," Rashad tells ESSENCE.
"I am so excited to come play in this wonderful sandbox they have created for storytellers,” said King.
This week's playlist includes a new Netflix podcast, Cardi and Bruno's latest single and Ciara's "Greatest Love."