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
Posted in Culture, Film, Television Tagged African-American culture, African-American film, African-American history, African-American plays, African-American theater, black culture, black history, black plays, Broadway, Daphne Rubin-Vega, Girlfriends, Khalil Kain, Nelson George, Nicole Ari Parker, Paul Carter Harrison, Tennessee Williams, Wood Harris 7 Comments
My 11 Favorite Television Characters of All Time
My thoughts on my 11 favorite television characters.
Posted in Television Tagged A Different World, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, AfterElton, Alyson Hannigan, Anya, black nerd, Bodie, Bodie Broadus, Buffy Summers, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Buffyverse, Charmed, Charmed Ones, Clair Huxtable, Cole Turner, Damon Carter, Denise Huxtable, Doppelgangland, Dwayne Wayne, Elvin, favorite television characters, favorite tv characters, Friday Night LIghts, Friends, Girlfriends, Holly Marie Combs, J.D. Wiilliams, Kadeem Hardison, Kareem Said, Kyle Barker, Lisa Kudrow, Living Single, Maxine Shaw, McNulty, Michael B. Jordan, Nicole Ari Parker, Oz, Phoebe Buffay, Piper Halliwell, Preston "Bodie" Broadus, ride the maverick, Ross Gellar, Shannen Doherty, Simon Adebisi, Slayers, Smash Williams, Sondra, Soul Food, Teri Joseph, The Cosby Show, The Wire, Toni Childs, Vamp Willow, Vince Howard, Willow Rosenberg, witch Leave a comment
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
Posted in Television Tagged A Different World, Ajai Sanders, Arrested Development, black tv, Charnele Brown, Darrin Henson, DVD extras, Girlfriends, Keshia Knight Pulliam, Living Single, Mara Brock Akil, Martin, Nicole Ari Parker, Rockmond Dunbar, Showtime, Soul Food, Tempestt Bledsoe, The Cosby Show, TV on DVD 2 Comments