Though the show only lasted one season, it’s forever placed on our list of unforgotten Black culture moments.
During the time when BET made it a point to connect with their young black audience on a realistic level, the docu-series Harlem Heights was born. Following eight young, Black professionals through their lives in the late 2000s, the show proved to all those watching that being Black didn’t mean being defeated in a pre-gentrified iconic neighborhood.
Update: A previous version of this had Brooke Crittendon mentioned. Her information has been taken down for inaccuracies in the article.