The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air: Season 1, Episode 17

The Ethnic Tip (14 Jan. 1991)

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Will proposes a black history class be instituted at Bel-Air Academy, and gets a surprise when Aunt Viv arrives to teach it.

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Vivian Banks (as Janet Hubert-Whitten)
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Ashley Banks (as Tatyana M. Ali)
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When Will is having trouble with history he tries to pass the blame on the school for not including black history in their curriculum. Viv offers to teach and Will is hoping for an easy ride but instead Viv works him to the bone. And when she's about to leave, the entire class except Will asks her to stay on. Written by rcs0411@yahoo.com

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Vivian: Will, why did you want to take a class in black history?
Will: Because I'm interested in it.
Vivian: Are you really?
Will: Hey, I read the autobiography of Malcolm X like three times.
Vivian: And that makes you interested?
Will: That's a very important book.
Vivian: Will, you can read the book, you can wear the shirt, you can even shout out the slogans, but unless you know ALL the history behind it, you're trivializing the entire struggle. Now you started something very good. Now it's up to you to finish it.
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