Flashback Fridays: Kellie Williams of ‘Family Matters’

ESSENCE.com By Charreah Jackson Remember the girl-next-door Laura Winslow who caught the eye of Steve “Did I Do That” Urkel  on “Family Matters?” Actress Kellie Williams’s sassiness, quick wit and fresh face not only endeared her to a nerdy suitor,...

Raven-Symoné: Funny Lady Gets Serious for Girl Power

After capturing our hearts and tickling our funny bones as the sassy and sweet Olivia on “The Cosby Show,” Raven-Symoné  has continued to be a tour de force on television while successfully avoiding the pitfalls of childhood stardom. Now the queen of her...

Alfonso Ribeiro

Starring alongside Will Smith, Alfonso Ribeiro somehow made it cool to be the uncoolest man in the room on “The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air.” Child stars should take notes from the actor, singer, dancer and game-show host who continues to stay relevant. At age 12, Ribeiro...

Bern Nadette Stanis: Thelma of “Good Times”

View photos of Bern Nadette Stanis » Bern Nadette Stanis said it loud: She’s Black and most definitely proud. The second Thelma Evans graced the small screen with her perfectly sculpted afro puffs and funky 70s fashions as the only daughter of the Good Times family,...

Karyn Parsons: The Fresh Princess

View photos of Karyn Parsons » For seven years, thousands set their schedules around the classic rags-to-riches dramedy The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air to watch the coming-of-age joys and pains of America’s beloved, silver-spoon fed clan The Banks. Perhaps they reminded...
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