John Amos

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  • Birth Place: Newark, New Jersey, United States
  • Profession: Actor
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Keck's Exclusives: First Look: Roots Reunion on OWN

For the first time ever, Oprah Winfrey conducts an interview inside her lavish Montecito, California, estate in celebration of the 35th anniversary of Roots, the 1977 Emmy-winning ABC miniseries that exposed the horrors of slavery and triumphs of its… Read more

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The Middle Passage
02:20 — Historians talk about our changing understanding of the horrors of the slave trade's "middle passage" from Africa to America.
The Slave Auction
02:48 — The slave auction was the epitome of the system's dehumanization.
Families in Slavery
02:22 — Historians and experts discuss the importance of the family unit in the lives of enslaved people.
Forms of Rebellion
02:46 — Under threat of punishment, enslaved families found small ways to rebel against an oppressive system.

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The Players Club BET

Determined to get a college degree but overwhelmed by the expense of being a single mother, a woman who dreams of becoming a broadcast journalist resorts to stripping in a men's club.

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The Players Club BET

Determined to get a college degree but overwhelmed by the expense of being a single mother, a woman who dreams of becoming a broadcast journalist resorts to stripping in a men's club.

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The Mary Tyler Moore ShowSecond-Story Story(Season 1, Episode 18) SUND

Mary loses her clothes and furniture when her apartment is burglarized, and her patience when the police can't recover the stolen items. Vic Tayback, who plays Officer Jackson, later played Mel on the sitcom “Alice.” Officer Tully: Bob Dishy. Old Man: (more…)

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Cheers & Jeers: Old Timers' Day on USA

Cheers to Psych and Royal Pains for paying respect to their elders.Want more Cheers & Jeers? Subscri…

John Amos in <EM>Roots</EM>
Men in Trees' John Amos Recalls His Celebrated Roots

Can you say "charmed career"? John Amos has starred in such beloved shows as Good Times, The West Wi…

John Amos on <EM>Men in Trees</EM>, and <EM>Good Times</EM>
Men in Trees' John Amos Recalls the Good Times He's Had

Everybody knows the dad from Good Times. But did you know that the actor who plays him actually got…

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  • Birth Place: Newark, New Jersey, United States
  • Profession: Actor

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