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From John Amos and James Avery to Anthony Anderson and Adrian Holmes, Black fatherhood has come in various shapes and sizes on TV.

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The History Channel’s remake of “Roots” is just weeks away, and a star of the original 1977 miniseries has a lot to say about it. John Amos, who received an Emmy nomination as the adult Kunte Kinte in the groundbreaking 1977 original, told the Huffington Post that the remake may not have as much of […]

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The Evans’ family is one of the most iconic TV families in the history of television. The series ran from 1974 until 1979 and in…

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The Evans’ family is one of the most iconic TV families in the history of television. The series ran from 1974 until 1979 and in those 5 years, the show impacted a generation and became the family for an entire community. Now over 35 years later, the family still touches the fans it earned years […]

John Amos, known for playing legendary TV dad James Evans in 1970s sitcom “Good Times,” recently sat down for an interview with the American Archive of Television. In the interview, Amos revealed why he so mysteriously disappeared from the show early in its run, citing “differences” he had with the producers. “I felt that with two other younger […]

The cast of Good Times is participating in the 2015 Tom Joyner Family Reunion. Leading the cast, as he did on the show, is actor John Amos, who played James Evans on the classic show. “Thelma, Willona, Jimmy, Ralph and even Johnny Brown, who played Buffalo But are reuniting for the Family Reunion,” Amos says. […]

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Father’s Day is truly a special day for me when I think about my dad. One word comes to mind when I think about him and his role in my life. Inspiration. As a child, I recall spending moments watching television and seeing my dad enter the living room of his TV family and greet […]