Milan Ray from “The Wonder Years” is Our Fall ’21 Cover Girl!

By Andréa Butler

In ABC’s new reboot of The Wonder Years (which premieres Sept. 22, 2021 at 8:30 p.m.), Milan Ray is giving retro Black girl magic boldness — and we can’t wait to receive it all. Sesi guest editor Lauren Jackson chops it up with the 13-year-old starlet about school, her upcoming series, and the self-care secret she swears by.

Also inside: how to protect your #blackgirljoy, fashion inspo from four different decades, tips on getting through the school year — and a new beauty column, too (plus more)!

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Black magazines: Milan Ray of The Wonder Years poses for Sesi magazine (a Black girl magazine) on red background; her head rests on her hand as she looks to the right

Photographed by Inari Briana
Hair & Makeup by Najae Areion
Styled by Starr Ferguson

On a mission to fill that void in mainstream media, in which Black girls are virtually invisible, Sesi (a quarterly, print magazine for Black teen girls) celebrates them. As an independent magazine with very little advertising, we rely on the support of our community to continue publishing. You can show your support by subscribing or donating. Subscriptions are $15 a year and you can donate any amount you’d like. ❤️


Quarterly print teen magazine for Black girls ages 13 to 19. Covering The Black Girl's Mainstream™