Donald Glover of "The Martian" poses for a portrait during the 2015 Toronto Film Festival on September 11, 2015 in Toronto, Ontario.
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August 25, 2016 11:46 AM EDT

Atlanta is a Trojan horse,” says Donald Glover, the creator and star of the dramedy, which premieres Sept. 6 on FX. The show is ostensibly about an Ivy League dropout and new dad (Glover) who helps his cousin launch a rap career. But in reality, it’s a bold exploration of race and class that feels like nothing else on television—partly because the writers are all black, as are the stars. Read more here

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