Based on the novel by Gloria Naylor, which deals with several strong-willed women who live in a rundown housing project on Brewster Place in an unidentified eastern city; across three ...
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Born poor in St. Louis, Missouri, Josephine Baker achieved fame and fortune through her sizzlingly exotic, erotic performances. Starting life on the American Vaudeville circuit, success ... See full summary »
Roc Emerson, a city garbage collector, balances the pressures of work with the everyday crises of family life in an effort to do what he thinks is best for his wife and kids. Most of the ... See full summary »
Charles S. Dutton,
This series took place in an apartment building numbered 227. The cast would frequently e sitting outside on a large set of stone stairs, involved in some discussion that would unfold into the weekly plotline.
The Jacksons are your average working-class family in Gary, Indiana; but when their father discovers the kids have an extraordinary musical talent they form a band. Winning talent show ... See full summary »
A plantation owner's son falls in love with a slave named Easter and together they have a Mixed race daughter named Queen. As Queen grows up, she faces the struggle of trying to fit into ... See full summary »
This biography of Dorothy Dandridge follows her career through early days on the club circuit with her sister to her turn in movies, including becoming the first black actress to win a Best... See full summary »
Klaus Maria Brandauer
Based on the novel by Gloria Naylor, which deals with several strong-willed women who live in a rundown housing project on Brewster Place in an unidentified eastern city; across three decades, they struggle against poverty, bigotry, and weak, troublesome men.Written by
Based on the novel of the same name, by Gloria Naylor. See more »
During the second tenant meeting, Olivia Cole is not wearing her age makeup. See more »
[referring to Etta's Mae's flirtation with Reverend Woods]
If you had batted your eyelashes any faster, we'd have had a dust storm up in there.
You said you wanted me to meet some nice men. Well, I met one.
Etta, I meant a man who'd be serious about settling down with you. Why, you're going on like a schoolgirl. Can't you see what he's got in mind?
[in a cold yet angry tone]
The only thing I see is that you're telling me I'm not good enough for a man like that. Oh, no, not Etta Johnson. No ...
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