Photo by: (Left): Diahann Carroll by Bettmann/Contributor. (Middle): The Cast of The Jeffersons by Bettmann/ Contributor. (Right): Mo’Nique by Mathew Imaging/FilmMagic. As we continue celebrating the culture during Black History Month, we must look at our past to continue making great strides. And if you know TV One, then you know that we are all […]

With the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture in D.C., we couldn’t help but think that among the artifacts from slavery, the Harlem Renaissance and the Black Arts Movement, there needs to be some space dedicated to Black TV. Some of these shows got us through hard times. Whether it […]

If you’re like us, you were flipping back and forth between Queen Sugar and Atlanta last night. And while we can have a WHOLE “Queen” conversation later, we needed to take this moment to celebrate Atlanta recognition and normalization of the ever-present, ever-changing Black nerd. Atlanta star Donald Glover has long been a self-identified Black nerd […]

This is “The Breakdown” where we look at some of the biggest moments in our lives (and by “our lives,” we mean stuff that was happening on TV) and get at the heart of what makes these scenes and characters so unforgettable with five thoughts. This week, we’re diving deep into the opening (and theme […]