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8th Annual ESSENCE Black Women In Hollywood Luncheon

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Underground Season 2: Premiere Date
WGN America has set a premiere date for Season 2 of Underground — Wednesday, March 8, at 10/9c
By Matt Webb Mitovich

WGN America has set a premiere date for Season 2 of Underground — Wednesday, March 8, at 10/9c.   

The acclaimed drama’s 10-episode sophomore run is set in the aftermath of the Macon 7’s daring escape attempt, following their arrowing journey to freedom with legendary abolitionist Harriet Tubman — glimpsed at the close of the Season 1 finale, and now played by Under the Dome‘s Aisha Hinds — blazing the trail.

Additions to Cast:

Harriet Tubman played by Aisha Hinds 

Frederick Douglass  played by John Legend

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Celebrities stop by the ESSENCE photo booth in the New Orleans Convention Center during Fourth of July weekend 2015: Yara Shahidi and mother Keri Shahidi, Jurnee Smollett-Bell and Josiah Bell, Meagan Good and DeVon Franklin, Lianne La Havas, Gabourey Sidibe and Jussie Smollett, Goapele, Ava DuVernay, and Justine Skye