Black History Month: Top African-American Television Characters

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Whitley (Jasmine Guy) and Dwayne (Kadeem Hardison) in A Different World

It took six years for the Southern belle and the math whiz to get to the altar — and for viewers to get that "Baby, Please! Please!" moment — but it was worth the wait. Whitley and Dwayne showed us that you can get more from college than just a degree.

(Photo: Courtesy NBC)

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