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Television

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A Different World (1987-1993)
A Different World was created by Bill Cosby and aired for six seasons on NBC. The show was a spin-off of The Cosby Show and centered around the life of Denise Huxtable (Lisa Bonet) at a fictional college called Hillman. However, Lisa Bonet became pregnant and left the show. Debbie Allen was in charge of revamping the show's image from the second season onward. The show took on a variety of political and social topics. The show also focused on the relationships the students had with each other, most notably Dwayne Wayne (Kadeem Hardison) and Whitley Gilbert (Jasmine Guy). The show was highly rated in the homes of African American viewers.

Movies

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The Inkwell (1994)
Drew (Larenz Tate) is a quiet 16-year-old still recovering from the trauma of accidentally burning his own house down. Drew's parents, Kenny (Joe Morton) and Brenda (Suzzanne Douglas), take the family to Martha's Vineyard, Mass., to vacation with their wealthy relatives for the summer. On the island, Drew discovers an upper-class black community that centers on parties held at a beach called the Inkwell. There, he falls for two different women (Jada Pinkett, Adrienne-Joi Johnson).

Box Office: $8.8 million

Sports

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New York Giants (1990)
1990 marked the 25th anniversary of the NFL's championship game. The game was played during the height of the Gulf War. The National Anthem was sung by Whitney Houston, whose emotional rendention of the song was emotional and captivating. The conservative New York Giants was 13-3 but missing a its starting quarterback. The Buffalo Bills was a high-powered offense that also posted a 13-3 record during the 1989 season and was favored to win the Superbowl by at least 7 points.  The game was close, however, and the New York Giants beat the Bufalo Bills 20-19 when the Bills' kicker, Scott Norwood, missed the game-winning field goal.

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