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My “Wonder Years” Were Dangerous AF

Life was treacherous for a ten-year-old Black kid in 1968's Deep South — but not for the reasons you might think.

“The Wonder Years” (2021) follows the Williams family and is set in 1968. (Erika Doss/ABC) Source: The Washington Post

When I watched the first episode of ABC’s reboot of The Wonder Years, the show revived many childhood memories. Since I was a kid in 1968, the year the reboot was…

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Marlon Weems

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