It’s ‘A Different World’: 3 Times The 90s Sitcom Hit Life Right On The Head was originally published on hellobeautiful.com
1. Caring About Young & Impressionable Black Minds
Kriss Kross appeared on the show, both a part of a youth outreach program Freddie Brooks was a part of. Many people would have written them off as hoodlums, but Dwayne Wayne, Colonel Taylor & Mr. Gaines made sure they received support and education.
“They have no respect. They don’t care about this country at all. All they do it sit on their butt and complain…” says the White college student who tried to spray paint, “N*gger” on the hood on Ron Johnson’s car. The following speech from Dwayne tackled just how America sees us all as “just another n*gger.”