Based on Lawrence Otis Graham’s guide “Our Kind of People: Inside America’s Black Upper Class” and produced by way of Lee Daniels and Karin Gist, the collection takes position within the aspirational international of Oak Bluffs on Martha’s Vineyard, a historic stronghold the place the wealthy and strong Black elite have come to play for greater than 50 years.
“Our Kind of People” follows strong-willed, unmarried mother Angela Vaughn (DaCosta) as she units out to reclaim her circle of relatives’s identify and make an affect along with her innovative haircare line that highlights the innate, herbal wonderful thing about Black girls. But she quickly discovers a depressing secret about her personal mom’s previous that may flip her international upside-down and shake up this neighborhood perpetually. The display is a soapy, exciting exploration of race and sophistication in America and an unapologetic birthday party of Black resilience and fulfillment.
Along with DaCosta (“Chicago Med,” “Whitney”), “Our Kind of People” stars Morris Chestnut (“The Resident”), Joe Morton (“Scandal”), Nadine Ellis (“Let’s Stay Together”), Lance Gross (“Hawaii 5-0”), Rhyon Nicole Brown (“Empire”), Kyle Bary (“Ginny & Georgia”) and newcomer Alana Bright.
The display debuted ultimate September as a part of Fox’s fall lineup. The display’s 12-episode first season concluded with the finale Jan. 25. During its run, “Our Kind of People” averaged a zero.5 score amongst adults 18-49 and a pair of.1 million general audience, in step with Nielsen’s behind schedule viewing knowledge.
“Our Kind of People” is created by way of Gist, who government produces with Daniels, Marc Velez, Claire Brown, Ben Silverman, Rodney Ferrell, Pam Williams and Montrel McKay.
The drama hails from twentieth Television and Fox Entertainment.