Black Fathers on the Small Screen

With Father's Day coming up this Sunday, it seems a perfect time to reflect on a few memorable Black dads on the small screen. Not surprisingly, Black fatherhood on television has taken many forms -- from the all-knowing Cliff Huxtable to the quirky and frugal Julius Rock on "Everybody Hates Chris." In honor of Father's Day, here are a few Black dads on television whose varied personalities we've loved.
ESSENCE.COM Jun, 18, 2010
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With Father’s Day coming up this Sunday, it seems a perfect time to reflect on a few memorable Black dads on the small screen. Not surprisingly, Black fatherhood on television has taken many forms — from the all-knowing Cliff Huxtable to the quirky and frugal Julius Rock on “Everybody Hates Chris.” In honor of Father’s Day, here are a few Black dads on television whose varied personalities we’ve loved.