These 12 Black main characters in TV history will forever be our best friends in our head. Take a look through the list and see if you agree!

Rickey Smiley Morning Show

When I heard that Mary Tyler Moore died it hit me hard. Like so many women who grew up watching her, including Sybil Wilkes, journalist Andrea Mitchell and Robin Roberts, she opened up our minds to the possibility of becoming journalists. But more than that, her ground-breaking show made little girls of all races look at […]

Rickey Smiley Morning Show

The ’70’s sitcom Sanford & Son was a smash hit for the NBC network, predating the later success of Black sitcoms like The Cosby Show, black-ish and other series that came in its wake. The series is celebrating its 45th anniversary this weekend, and remains a cultural staple within the African-American community. The show starred comedian […]

We saw it happen with the TV show Fuller House, and now Sony is considering resurrecting “Good Times” and The Jefferson’s. Norman Lear, the creator behind both shows met with executives to begin planning a short six episode season. It will feature new actors working from original scripts, right now the idea is still in […]

For iPhone:   Dr. Danielle Spencer played the bratty little sister Dee on the late-’70s sitcom, ‘ What’s Happening!!’ But the now 49-year-old actress is not…