Boris Kodjoe and his Undercovers’ co-star Gugu Mbatha-Raw cover the upcoming issue of JET Magazine.
Inside the magazine Afro-European actors Boris Kodjoe and Gugu Mbatha-Raw, who play Steven and Samantha Bloom on NBC’s new spy series, “Undercovers,” chat with JET about their onscreen chemistry and how significant it is to play a lead role on a network drama as actors of color.
The issue also includes an interview with acclaimed author Terry McMillan who shares with JET reader life lessons from her best-seller, Getting to Happy.
Also in the magazine, Tim King, the founder of Chicago Urban Prep Charter Academy for Young Men, weighs in on the topic regarding the need to recruit more Black teachers in the school system.
This issue hits stands nationwide Monday, Oct. 11.
This month also marks the 65th anniversary of EBONY Magazine:
Samuel L. Jackson, Usher, Nia Long, Mary J. Blige and Taraji P. Henson all share the cover of the special collector’s edition issue.
Inside the issue honors some of Ebony’s most iconic past covers: Duke Ellington, Diana Ross, Shaft and Martin Luther King re-imagined with the help of yet more fresh, modern celebrities like Regina King, Yolanda Adams and John Legend.
The issue also includes a feature called The Black America 2010: The State We’re In essays authored by seven of Black America’s celebrated visionaries, such as Bill Cosby, Soledad O¹Brien and Robert L. Johnson.
There’s also editors picks of the:
Ø 65 movies you ought to own
Ø 65 Stories that rocked our community
Ø 65 music hits of all time
Ø 65 books for every African American home library.
65 years is a great milestone for EBONY! Congratulations to them.