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About The Series

On Chicago's south side, an average day finds kids prepping for school as their parents head off to work, young adults trying to make a living, and the elders keeping an eye on things from their front porches. But in this tough neighborhood, real dangers threaten daily to squelch dreams, and the simplest decisions can have life or death consequences. From Emmy® winner Lena Waithe, The Chi is a timely coming-of-age drama series centered on a group of residents who become linked by coincidence but bonded by the need for connection and redemption.

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3 Seasons, 25 Episodes

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  • Season 3

    Emmett tries to alter the way his mother sees him, but Jada is on to her next chapter. Ronnie seeks to transform himself. The Williams family undergoes a seismic shift. Jake must choose between two competing guardians, and Papa finds unlikely love.

    Season 3
  • Season 2

    Brandon strives to make his food truck a success. Emmett makes an effort to get custody of his son, guided by Jada. Kevin reckons with the trauma of what he has experienced in his young life. Ronnie attempts to come to terms with killing Brandon’s brother.

    Season 2
  • Season 1

    As lives intersect, the people who call the South Side of Chicago home strive to make the right choices and overcome life’s challenges.

    Season 1
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Cast & Characters

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  • Ronnie

    Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine

    Ronnie
  • Emmett

    Jacob Latimore

    Emmett
  • Kevin

    Alex Hibbert

    Kevin
  • Jada

    Yolonda Ross

    Jada
  • Papa

    Shamon Brown

    Papa
  • Jake

    Michael Epps

    Jake
  • Kiesha

    Birgundi Baker

    Kiesha
  • Nina

    Tyla Abercrumbie

    Nina
  • Dre

    Miriam A. Hyman

    Dre
  • Douda

    Curtiss Cook

    Douda
  • Trig

    Luke James

    Trig
  • Imani

    Jasmine Davis

    Imani
  • Brandon

    Jason Mitchell

    Brandon
  • Jerrika

    Tiffany Boone

    Jerrika
  • Reg

    Barton Fitzpatrick

    Reg
  • Detective Cruz

    Armando Riesco

    Detective Cruz
  • Laverne

    Sonja Sohn

    Laverne
  • Quentin

    Steven Williams

    Quentin
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