Scandal ABC’s episode “Vermont is for Lovers Too”was the top TV moment in 2013 for black women. It was the first time in the history of television that an episode was produced by a black woman Shonda Rhimes, starred a black woman, Kerry Washington and was directed by a black woman Ava DuVernay (Middle of Nowhere). All three of these sisters deserve the highest accolades because they work hard at their craft and provide quality entertainment. This dynamic trio gifted Gladiators with one of their favorite episodes.
The tragically sad yet insightful scene depicted Veronica Harrington’s (Angela Robinson) bitterly cold and brutal response when her son Jeffrey (Gavin Houston) finally admits to his parents that he is gay. The scene gave a rare and poignant glimpse into the lives of African American families who as a whole are conservative about social issues such as homosexuality, abortion and liberal on issues regarding civil rights.
Nichole Beharie co-starring in Fox’s supernatural thriller Sleepy Hollow. She portrays Lt. Grace Abigail “Abbie’” Mills who along with Ichobod Crane (Thomas Mison) work together to destroy the Headless Horsemen and demons of the Apocolypse. Beharie’s best buds chemistry with Thomas Mison is adorable. Two hundred and fifty year old Icabod goes dashing through the 21st century with gusto with aristocratic English rogueness. Abbie being the real sistagirl that she is keeps him right in check. Awesome to see favorite “Girlfriends” actress Jill Marie Jones as the wife of Captain Frank Irving (Orlando Jones)
BET “The Game” season 6 is officially a grown an sexy party. Tasha Mack (Wendy Raquel Robinson) gets caught creeping with Rick Fox (as himself) by her fiancee Pookie (Rockmond Dunbar ). It shows that age and gender does not always equal wisdom. There is plenty of rachtetness to go around.
Being Mary Jane starring Gabrielle Union hits a black girl in America nerve viewing life through the eyes of Mary Jane Paul . She is a beautiful,talented and successful woman but has the same problems like everyone else. Mary Jane wrangles her life trying to find true love and deal with family drama