Members of The Roots handed black-ish an assist on the show’s season 4 premiere. The Hip Hop band interpolated the “I’m Just a Bill” segment from¬†Schoolhouse Rock! in order to present¬†a lesson on the history of slavery.

Tariq “Black Thought” Trotter, Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson, and the rest of the Roots crew explained Juneteenth and the transatlantic¬†slave trade in the musical sketch. The full black-ish episode is available for viewing at

Watch the “I’m Just A Slave” cartoon below.

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