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Black Jesus

the-series-philosopher-ps-arts-entertainment-profession-scribe-Black_Jesus_wikiBlack Jesus is an American comedy series created by Aaron McGruder and Mike Clattenburg that airs on Adult Swim. The series stars Gerald “Slink” Johnson, Charlie Murphy, Corey Holcomb, Kali Hawk, King Bach, and Andra Fuller. The series premiered on August 7, 2014. On December 10, 2014, the series was renewed for a second season.


The scripted live-action comedy features Jesus Christ living in modern-day Compton, on a mission to spread love and kindness throughout the neighborhood with his small group of followers.


  • Gerald “Slink” Johnson as Jesus Christ
  • Charlie Murphy (Are We There Yet?) as Victor “Vic” Hargrove
  • Corey Holcomb (Wild n’ Out, The Cleveland Show) as Boonie
  • Kali Hawk (Let’s Stay Together) as Maggie
  • Andrew Bachelor (House of Lies, The Mindy Project, Wild n’ Out) as Trayvon
  • Andra Fuller as Fish
  • John Witherspoon (The First Family) as Lloyd Hamilton
  • Angela Elayne Gibbs as Ms. Tudi
  • Valenzia Algarin as Dianne
  • Antwon Tanner (Boston Public, One Tree Hill) as Jason
  • Marcelo Olivas as Spider
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