Godfather of Harlem tells the "true story of infamous crime boss Bumpy Johnson, who in the early 1960s returned from ten years in prison to find the neighborhood he once ruled in shambles. With the streets controlled by the Italian mob, Bumpy must take on the Genovese crime family to regain control. During the brutal battle, he forms an alliance with radical preacher Malcolm X – catching Malcolm’s political rise in the crosshairs of social upheaval and a mob war that threatens to tear the city apart. Starring Forest Whittaker as Bumpy Johnson.
Bumpy Johnson was one of the greatest Black Organized Crime figures who was seen as a Robin Hood figure who controlled Harlem during the Great Renaissance and had the respect and admiration of the community. After ten years in prison Bumpy finds himself in world of the 60's where things have drastically changed.
Starring Forrest Whitaker as Bumpy Johnson. Realizing a consistent source of heroin is vital to reclaim Harlem, Bumpy engages in a fevered search to find a dope supply independent of the Italians. Chin engages the services of crooked cops in a plot to arrest Bumpy.
Business Entrepreneur Maury and Stella Marshall get on the love boat to help give a spark into their marriage...but things go more then they bargained for. Starring Sherman Hemsley Of The Jeffersons and LaWanda Page of Sanford and Son.
Our Day Will Come
Bumpy unexpectedly finds himself at Elise's side when her shoplifting arrest and subsequent abuse is the catalyst for a protest where conflicting interests cause tensions to rise.
Dynasty star Diahann Carroll in her 1984 TV interview, the very first day on the set of the Aaron Spelling soap opera which she joined in the role of Dominique Deveraux, a lounge singer and businesswoman who turns out to be the half-sister of Blake Carrington (John Forsythe). Carroll says she wanted to be "the first black bitch on television." The character often fought with Joan Collins' iconic Dynasty villain Alexis Colby, including a memorable 1987 catfight.
Dwayne and Whitley run into each other on a flight back to school. The residents of Gilbert Hall struggle to adjust to the fact that the dorm is now coed. Walter is the resident director, with Jaleesa as a resident assistant.