Black History Month: Top African-American Television Characters

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Julia Baker (Diahann Carroll) in Julia

While some say the single mother made famous by Diahann Carroll in this late '60s sitcom didn't realistically portray the struggles of Black America, Julia undoubtedly made history by being the first network show that featured an African-American lead in a non-stereotypical role.

(Photo: Courtesy NBC)

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