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Fans of Black-ish are questioning why is Rainbow mother on the new series Mixed-ish is darker than actress on Black-ish who plays Rainbow mother. Tike Sumpter was cast as Rainbow’s mother in this upcoming series and now fans are wondering is this a case of a A Reverse Aunt Viv. Rainbow’s mother has been portrayed by actress Anna Deveare Smith, who is  a light-skinned Black woman. And while that fact has been comforting to some people, others still can’t quite get over it. Leave us your comments about Tika Sumpter playing Rainbow’s mother in Mixed-ish.

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