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25 Token Black Characters From '90s TV Shows, and What Happened to Them

Calvin

As Seen On: Freaks and Geeks
Played By: Kenny Black
Dates Active: 1999
Episodes Appeared On: 1
Watch A Clip: N/A

At the tail-end of the '90s Freaks and Geeks, a beloved sitcom about teenagers in the 1980s, came into our lives. Under the heat of criticism for the lack of diversity, the showrunners decided to add a lone black student, Calvin, to the high school population. First order of business for Calvin? Engage in a debate with Neil, who's Jewish, over whose people have been oppressed more.

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