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Anika Noni Rose Will Star In New BET Series “The Yard”

If you’re a fan of actress, Anika Noni Rose, you’ll be seeing more of her on the small screen. There’s a new scripted series coming to BET called “The Yard,” where Rose will play a character by the name of Eva, who is the newly elected President of fictional college, Georgia A&M. Eva’s freshmen class becomes more than what she bargained for.

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There’s not much else known about the upcoming show, except there will be a two-hour pilot Rose will star in. But with a name like “The Yard,” it sounds like the show will be focusing on the culture of historically Black colleges and universities.

Rose can also be seen on the History Channel’s remake of Roots, which premieres this Memorial Weekend.



Brittney Fennell

Brittney Fennell

Brittney is the Associate Editor of Jawbreaker and a writer who has goals to disrupt culture in ways unseen.