African-American Television Writers: Breaking Barriers & Creating History

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Family Drama Mama: Kathleen McGhee-Anderson
Kathleen McGhee-Anderson, whose writing credits herald back to the grassy fields of “Little House on the Prairie,” has distinguished herself as writer and executive producer of “Lincoln Heights,” itself a rarity as a prime time series featuring an African-American family with hard-hitting story lines. It took her 20 years to sell a version of this show, showing the tenacious spirit a black television writer, especially of drama, must possess.

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