30th Anniversary: The Women of Brewster Place’ & Its Authentic Portrayal of Black Women on TV

In honor of Women’s History Month, I honor how the 1989 ABC miniseries was progressive in showcasing the facets of black women on television.

(Top) Olivia Cole, Lonette McKee, Paula Kelly, (Bottom) Cicely Tyson, Robin Givens, Lynn Whitfield, and Jackee Harry. | ABC Network

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Ashley Gail Terrell

Creator of ASH LEMONADE. Entertainment Writer: Ebony, Essence, VIBE, The Root, Black Girl Nerds, HuffPost, Paste Magazine, & more.