‘Black-ish’ star Deon Cole becomes a DJ during quarantine

Deon Cole jokes about dining, strangers, and more on his Netflix comedy special. Photo credit: John Roberts/Netflix

Comedian Deon Cole is best known for his role on the comedy show “Black-ish” and its spinoff “Grown-ish.” In both shows, Cole plays Charlie Telphy, who often helps explain the complexities of being a black man to his white coworkers. Cole also has a comedy special on Netflix called “Cole Hearted.” He shares what he’s been doing during the COVID-19 pandemic.