In the style of "My Ghost Story", this special will tell the terrifying tales of people whose pasts literally come back to haunt them. These are the stories of people who wronged the one person they shouldn't have: a person so hell bent on revenge that even death won't stop them. When a vengeful ghost returns to get payback, nothing is off limits.
Tyler Perry grew up in poverty in New Orleans and struck it rich with his straight-talking, advice-pushing, grandmotherly character Medea.
Tyler Perry grew up in poverty in New Orleans and struck it rich with his straight-talking, advice-pushing, grandmotherly character Medea. The character took off in such hit movies as "Diary of Mad Black Woman," "Medea's Family Reunion," and "Why Did I Get Married?"
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From stereotypical roles as maids and cooks to Academy Award-winning performances in blockbuster movies, African-Americans have come a long way in the world of film and TV. Early stars like Sidney Portier and Hattie McDaniel may have been the first actors to win awards for their stellar performances, but modern-day actors such as Denzel Washington and Halle Berry are still breaking new ground as the first African-Americans to win Oscars, Emmys and Golden Globes in certain categories. Learn about the African-American actors who became the first to change the fabric film and TV with their dramatic performances.
African-American Firsts: Film & TV
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