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  1. 'Scandal' is over, but here are 10 things we'll remember from this crazy showRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2018 | Red Deer Advocate

    ... first time in nearly four decades that an African-American woman was the lead on a prime-time network show. (Diahann Carroll starred in NBC's "Julia" in the late 1960s; a few years later, Teresa Graves was the star of ABC's "Get Christy Love!") ...

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  2. 'Scandal' is over, but here are 10 things we'll remember from this crazy showRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | The Brainerd Daily Dispatch

    ... first time in nearly four decades that an African-American woman was the lead on a prime-time network show. (Diahann Carroll starred in NBC's "Julia" in the late 1960s; a few years later, Teresa Graves was the star of ABC's "Get Christy Love!") ...

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  3. 'Scandal' is over, but here are 10 things we'll remember from this crazy showRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2018 | Chicago Tribune

    ... first time in nearly four decades that an African-American woman was the lead on a prime-time network show. (Diahann Carroll starred in NBC's "Julia" in the late 1960s; a few years later, Teresa Graves was the star of ABC's "Get Christy Love!") ...

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  4. 10 Unforgettable Oscar Acceptance Speeches That Still Deserve a Standing OvationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 2, 2018 | E! Online

    ... the first black woman to receive a Best Actress Oscar. "This moment is for Dorothy Dandridge, Lena Horne, Diahann Carroll. It's for the women that stand beside me, Jada Pinkett Smith, Angela Bassett, Vivica A Fox. And it's for every nameless, ...

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  5. My black Julia dollRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2018 | Portsmouth Daily Times

    ... brown eyes, and short straight brown hair, was my only childhood African America doll. Julia Baker, based on Diahann Carroll's character from the TV show "Julia", played a nurse and single (widowed) mother. The sitcom aired from September 1968 to ...

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  6. Little "black-ish" star has huge dreamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2018 | KYKX-FM Longview

    ... Martin also acknowledged Ethel Waters, the first black actress to be featured on a sitcom, Beulah , and Diahann Carroll, the first black actress to star in her own TV series, Julia , - the first time a black actress didn't play a domestic worker. ...

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  7. Bonding with some of TV's single momsRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 26, 2017 | Boston.com

    ... to beat. "Julia" was quietly groundbreaking, even while it was criticized by many for being too color blind. Diahann Carroll, so elegant, was a black single mother, a Vietnam War widow, raising her son near LA while working as a nurse at an ...

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  8. The Bookshelf: Stephen Pimpare and the On-Screen Politics of PovertyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... (1974). "The most insightful portrayal of life on welfare you'll find on film, with stellar performances by Diahann Carroll and James Earl Jones. It's the antidote to Precious ." 2. The Pruitt-Igoe Myth (2011). "If you want to understand why so many ...

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  9. 'Five-O' contract dispute puts CBS under microscopeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2017 | The Las Vegas Sun

    ... This "back-end deal" stuff is a most intriguing concept. Interestingly enough, acclaimed actress/singer Diahann Carroll, who starred as a black nurse in the television series "Julia" from 1968 to 1971, revealed last week during a panel discussion at ...

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  10. Diahann Carroll rei ects on a career of i rst on stage and screenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2017 | Denver Post

    Diahann Carroll, at 81, welcomed a visitor to her "fabulous" suite at Washington's Willard Intercontinental Hotel - marble bathroom, dining table for eight, stunning views of the city. After a busy day, she had dressed down for company, in a plush bathrobe, gold slippers and round sunglasses.

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  11. A starlet of the civil rights era, Diahann Carroll looks back on a career of firstsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2017 | The Washington Post

    Diahann Carroll stands to applause as her daughter, filmmaker Suzanne Kay, smiles behind her at the March on Washington film festival on Saturday. Diahann Carroll, at 81, welcomed a visitor to her "fabulous" suite at Washington's Willard Intercontinental Hotel - marble bathroom, dining table for eight, stunning views of the city.

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  12. Diahann Carroll Talks Career Highlights, Ed Sullivan And Romance With Sidney PoitierRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 17, 2017 | Essence Magazine

    Recently, Carroll visited the nation's capital for The March on Washington Film Festival: ten days of film, music, scholarship and the arts, showcasing the unsung heroes and untold stories of the Civil Rights era, as well as contemporary activism. The Raben Group galvanized African-American women, including executive producer Isisara Bey, and GreiBO founder Shelonda Stokes, to line produce the annual festival, which runs through July 22. The Tony, Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning actress and songstress, was perfectly coiffed and chic in a black pinstripe pant suit during a special festival session dubbed Ed Sullivan in Black & White at The Naval Heritage Center.

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