Black Love

Remy Ma & Papoose photographed for BETâ  s â  Black Loveâ   series, 2016. (Photo: Ryan Pfluger/BET)

Black Love

Black love is a special bond that stems from the soul. Discover the beautiful stories of Black love and why it means so much to these featured couples.

PUBLISHED ON : DECEMBER 15, 2016 / 05:35 PM

  1. Remy Ma and Papoose
    "The love that we share together actually enabled me to be able to express myself..." – Papoose
    "The love that we share together actually enabled me to be able to express myself..." – Papoose
    (Photo: Ryan Pfluger/BET)
  2. Draya Michele and Orlando Scandrick
    "I really love the kind of father that he is. He is an amazing dad..." – Draya Michele
    "I really love the kind of father that he is. He is an amazing dad..." – Draya Michele
    (Photo: Zev Schmitz/BET)
  3. Chrisette Michele and Doug Ellison
    "I knew from the very beginning. I tell it to this day, when I met her I was like, 'OK, this is the wife.'” – Doug Ellison
    "I knew from the very beginning. I tell it to this day, when I met her I was like, 'OK, this is the wife.'” – Doug Ellison
    (Photo: Randy Smith/BET)
  4. Shanice and Flex Alexander
    'Her spirit, her heart. She has a huge heart..." – Flex Alexander
    'Her spirit, her heart. She has a huge heart..." – Flex Alexander
    (Photo: Zev Schmitz/BET)
  5. Carlton and Ja'quita Byrd
    "There was always something in me that wanted to make sure she was OK, protected, taken care of..." – Carlton Byrd
    "There was always something in me that wanted to make sure she was OK, protected, taken care of..." – Carlton Byrd
    (Photo: Zev Schmitz/BET)
  6. Eric and Krystle Rhett
    "My husband is a selfless giver. He will give his last to any and everyone..." – Krystle Rhett
    "My husband is a selfless giver. He will give his last to any and everyone..." – Krystle Rhett
    (Photo: Ryan Pfluger/BET)
  7. Simone and Dorian Missick
    "The ring was burning a hole in my pocket. I couldn’t wait to ask her and I did it earlier than I had planned to." — Dorian Missick
    "The ring was burning a hole in my pocket. I couldn’t wait to ask her and I did it earlier than I had planned to." — Dorian Missick
    (Photo: Samuel Trotter/BET)
  8. Khadeen and Devale Ellis
    "To choose to be with me over and over again over the year, to me that makes a happy ending for us.” — Khadeen Ellis
    "To choose to be with me over and over again over the year, to me that makes a happy ending for us.” — Khadeen Ellis
    (Photo: Ryan Pfluger/BET)
  9. Charles and Shireen Kuykendoll
    "I love how much care he puts into, like, getting ready...and just the care he puts into his appearance.” – Shireen Kuykendoll
     "I love how much care he puts into, like, getting ready...and just the care he puts into his appearance.” – Shireen Kuykendoll
    (Photo: Ryan Pfluger/BET)

Written by BET Staff

(Photo: Ryan Pfluger)

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