Black to the Future

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Black to the Future
GenreDocumentary
StarringDavid Alan Grier
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes4
Production
Running time60 minutes
Release
Original networkVH1
Original releaseFebruary 24 –
February 27, 2009

Black to the Future is a 2009 television mini-series that originally aired on VH1 from February 24, 2009 to February 27, 2009. The show talks about history of events and trends about African-American people and is hosted by David Alan Grier (In Living Color). The title is a reference to the 1985 comedy film, Back to the Future.

Recurring segments[edit]

  • Brothers with Badges: Ice-T talks about black actors that played police officers in the given decade.
  • The Most Groovetastic Songs: Chilli lists three popular songs in the given decade.
  • Catchphrases of Color: Jesse Jackson lives through popular phrases in the given decade.
  • Cosmic Girls: Sir Mix-a-Lot discusses women he liked in the given decade.
  • Fashions of the Decade: Downtown Julie Brown show us fashion styles in the given decade.
  • Whatta Men: Salt-N-Pepa talk about guys they liked in the given decade.
  • Rants: Each celebrity gives an opinion on a topic that was covered by the given decade.
  • Funniest Fellas: Loni Love lists funny comedians the given decade.
  • Soul Sisters: Fantasia Barrino shows us the best female singers in the given decade.

Topics covered by decade[edit]

Notice: Throughout the specials they discuss various movies and TV shows and spoil the endings of them.

The '70s[edit]

The '80s[edit]

The '90s[edit]

The '00s[edit]

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