7 Black Actors and Actresses With Lead Roles on TV Shows

Finally, networks are trying to ramp up scripted television with the help of brown faces.

The success of Scandal and House of Lies have been the blueprint producers were waiting for to re-introduce Black Hollywood for all it has to offer. Lance Gross is the most recent African American to have been given a lead roles on a television series, but he joins a growing list of talented stars. The modeling world may still discriminate, but TV sees the talent and giving it the shine we deserve. Flip through to see seven actors and actresses that are currently dominating TV.