Famous Black Reality TV Stars

Famous black reality TV stars through the years.

2. Tiffany Pollard (New York) - So, Tiffany Pollard might be more than an OG. Heck, she might even be considered a blueprint to the modern reality series genre. Not only did she make a splash on Flavor of Love, she got her own spin-off series that lasted two seasons.(Photo: Arnold Turner/WireImage)

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2. Tiffany Pollard (New York) - So, Tiffany Pollard might be more than an OG. Heck, she might even be considered a blueprint to the modern reality series genre. Not only did she make a splash on Flavor of Love, she got her own spin-off series that lasted two seasons.(Photo: Arnold Turner/WireImage)

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Kevin Powell, "Real World," Season 1 - Before MTV's "Real World" franchise turned into the late-night talk-show fodder that it is, the pioneering reality show was actually really about seven strangers meeting and commingling lives, cultures, and values. No one's voice was louder for civil justice and equality than Kevin Powell's. Powell is now a celebrated author and pop-culture sociologist.

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Kevin Powell, "Real World," Season 1 - Before MTV's "Real World" franchise turned into the late-night talk-show fodder that it is, the pioneering reality show was actually really about seven strangers meeting and commingling lives, cultures, and values. No one's voice was louder for civil justice and equality than Kevin Powell's. Powell is now a celebrated author and pop-culture sociologist.

What's On Her Mind? - Not one to bite her tongue, Tami Roman is notorious for saying what's on her mind, no matter what it is. (Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

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What's On Her Mind? - Not one to bite her tongue, Tami Roman is notorious for saying what's on her mind, no matter what it is. (Photo: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Meet Korto Momolu - Korto Momolu is one of three judges on this season?s Lens on Talent, joining Leslie ?Big Lez? Segar and Rodney Jerkins. (Photo: Phil McCarten/PictureGroup)

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Meet Korto Momolu - Korto Momolu is one of three judges on this season?s Lens on Talent, joining Leslie ?Big Lez? Segar and Rodney Jerkins. (Photo: Phil McCarten/PictureGroup)

Toccara - Toccara keeps it bold and beautiful. ?It?s hard for us brown girls to find a nice red, but I like TIGI Bed Head Girls Just Want It lipstick in Luxury.?(Photo: Amanda Edwards/Getty Images)

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Toccara - Toccara keeps it bold and beautiful. ?It?s hard for us brown girls to find a nice red, but I like TIGI Bed Head Girls Just Want It lipstick in Luxury.?(Photo: Amanda Edwards/Getty Images)

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Ray J (@RayJ)  - TWEET: "I want to apologize to my fans that might have been offended by the things I said on the radio today. I lost control." \r \rAfter instigating a fight with rapper Fabolous in a Vegas club and threatening him in radio interviews in the days after, the R&B singer had a change of heart.\r \r(Photo by AdrianSidney/PictureGroup)

She Rocked American Idol - Yes, we know J-Hud didn?t win it all on American Idol during her run on Season 3. But we?re kind of glad she didn?t. She bypassed any American Idol winner curse and blazed her own trail.(Photo: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

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She Rocked American Idol - Yes, we know J-Hud didn?t win it all on American Idol during her run on Season 3. But we?re kind of glad she didn?t. She bypassed any American Idol winner curse and blazed her own trail.(Photo: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

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