One thing that I valued more than anything while growing up was being able to sit down on my couch, turn on the television and see someone that had a skin color similar to mine. It was so soothing to be able to watch Blacks thrive in a realm where they’re often left out. Even to this day we continue to have problems with diverse casts for television shows and movies. To give you a dose of melanin and a big whiff of nostalgia, below is a list of Black television shows you more than likely had your eyes glued to as a kid.

1. Martin

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2. Moesha 

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3. Cousin Skeeter

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4. Gullah Gullah Island

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5. That’s So Raven

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6. The Parkers

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7. The Fresh Prince Of Bel-Air

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8. A Different World 

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9. The Cosby Show

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10. Smart Guy

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11. Kenan & Kel

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12. Sister, Sister

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13. Living Single

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14. Everybody Hates Chris

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15. Family Matters 

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Are there any other television shows that you were obsessed with while growing up? Tell us some of your favorites in the comment section below!

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