Black History Month: Top African-American Television Characters

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  • Jussie Smollett
  • Chandra Wilson
  • In Living Color
  • Jasmine Guy/Kadeem Hardison
  • Michael K. Williams
  • Queen Latifah
  • Jackée Harry
  • Jaleel White
  • Sherman Hemsley/Isabel Sanford
  • Good Times
  • Martin Lawrence
  • The Game
  • Will Smith
  • Tracee Ellis Ross
  • Diahann Carroll
  • Bill Cosby
  • Danielle Spencer
  • Diahann Carroll
  • Redd Foxx
  • Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje
  • Soul Food
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  • Taraji P. Henson
  • Viola Davis
  • Kerry Washington
  • Gabrielle Union

The Cast of In Living Color

Fox's groundbreaking sketch comedy series started off as a family affair. The show was created, produced and starred most members of the Wayans family, who proved that great comedy wasn't limited to Saturday nights and introduced the world to new faces Jennifer Lopez, Jamie Foxx and Jim Carrey.

(Photo: Courtesy Fox)

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