Tag Archives: Nicole Ari Parker

Telling Our Own Stories, Black People

Khalil Kain, late of the brilliant television show¬†Girlfriends, has a fascinating interview on Ebony.com promoting his new role in the classic 1970s Negro Ensemble Company play, The Great MacDaddy. I was struck most by this exchange: EBONY: How do you … Continue reading

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My 11 Favorite Television Characters of All Time

My thoughts on my 11 favorite television characters.
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Can a Brotha Get Some Extras?

Have y’all noticed that for black television shows, the production companies skimp on the extras?     It seems to me that with shows like The Cosby Show, A Different World,¬†and Soul Food, which are watershed productions for African-Americans in … Continue reading

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