A Word: A Black Nerd Star Rises in Hollywood

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A Word: A Black Nerd Star Rises in Hollywood

Friday, 7 May

On today’s episode of A Word, Jason Johnson is joined by Emmy-nominated actor William Jackson Harper. Fans might know him as indecisive professor Chidi from The Good Place. But he’s back on screens this spring in Barry Jenkins’ The Underground Railroad. The series is based on the Pulitzer prize-winning novel from Colson Whitehead. Harper talks about the upcoming Amazon Prime series, playing Chidi on The Good Place, and his role as a rom-com star in We Broke Up. Guest: William Jackson Harper, Emmy-nominated actor. Podcast production by Ahyiana Angel and Jasmine Ellis You can skip all the ads in A Word by joining Slate Plus. Sign up now at slate.com/awordplus for just $1 for your first month.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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