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

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