The only World that matters

How ‘A Different World’ Saved The Young, Gifted and Black

I grew up in Lagos, Nigeria during the heady eighties — and my mother worked for The Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) where she organically fostered the height of “expressive television” to an impressionable teenager.

From Dynasty to The Cosby Show — there was no shortage of hyperactivity to match the kinetic energy of a culture that seemed united in the mission…