It's Not Just a Word
First Aired: July 2, 2001
Part 1 of two. Rene defends a 16-year-old boy (Eric K. George) who accidentally killed another boy over a racial slur. Elsewhere, M.E. celebrates the death of her racist uncle, and complications require Kelly to remain in the hospital for the duration of her pregnancy. In the past, the girls prepare to graduate from elementary school. Ajoni: Derrex Brady. Janet: Vernee Watson-Johnson. Peter: Greg Daniel. Colliar: Chris Mulkey. Davis: Calvin Devault. Lakeisha: Taneka Johnson.
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- Premise: Drama about the complex relationship between two women; one is white, the other black. The series is set mostly in present-day Birmingham, Ala., and includes telling flashbacks to the women's preteen years in the early 1960s, a turbulent time in their segr… (more)