Black TV actors you should know

With shows like ABC’s “Scandal” ruling prime time and stars like Kerry Washington becoming an awards-season fixture, big networks like FOX and NBC are planning more shows featuring black actors. Hit the flip for seven black TV actors you should know and the small screen role that put them on the map. –ruu hawkins/@ruubabie

Actor to watch: ‘Bad Judge’s’ Tone Bell

When it comes to acting, we very seldom witness the transition of a true star from one craft to the next. One star who made it his mission to challenge the many presumptions we have about crossover stars, is Decatur, Georgia, native Tone Bell. Since winning NBC’s coveted Stand Up for Diversity Program, Bell has […]