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Words by Amber McKynzie


Diana Ross may have initiated the family name, but her children have surely continued its legacy. While the Motown best-selling artist entered the music world in the 1960’s with the Supremes—and later parted ways to embark on her solo career—her five children, Ross, Rhonda, Tracee, Chudney and Evan, have found multiple ways to continue the legend their mother started more than 50 years ago through the realms of television, film, fashion, education and more. 


From Chudney and Rhonda’s top-tier collegiate education and choice careers to match to Evan and Tracee’s life on the big screen and Ross’s adventurous lifestyle celebrated through photography, the Ross coterie has found a way to expand their name’s reach and become a multi-arena conglomerate. When you’re a Ross, you know there ain’t no mountain high enough; now that’s a family business motto to live by.

Family Business: Diana Ross & Her Familial Supremes

In the second installment of our Family Business series, we take a look at the Ross family, headed by Diana.

Which is your favorite Ross?

By Amber McKynzie

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Malcolm Jamal Warner on Being a Single Dad (on TV)

The Cosby Show comparisons can stop now

The Cosby Show comparisons can stop now

By Demetria Irwin

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Alicia Keys, Dionne Warwick Among Black Girls Rock Honorees

DJ Beverly Bond is back for another round of applause for black women

DJ Beverly Bond is back for another round of applause for black women

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Oprah WInfrey

I Love You Oprah, But I Still Won’t Watch OWN

Here's an idea: Spice things up by sprinkling in some reality and rachetness

Oprah, let’s be real: Reality and celebrity-based TV are not only the popular kids on…

By Janell Hazelwood

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Television just isn’t the same. Nowadays, you’re more likely to see a reality show starring a person of color than a scripted one. Many of us who grew up on Black family sitcoms like The Cosby Show, A Different World and The Jeffersons—which portrayed a positive side of the African American experience—may find most of what’s on the air now pales in comparison but there are a few gems in the crowd. More and more, some of Black Hollywood’s finest are taking their talents from the big screen to the small screen and there are emerging programs—both scripted and reality—that are more than catfights and scandals. As the 2011 Fall TV Season gets ready to kick off, BlackEnterprise.com channel surfs through the network’s lineups to see what’s worth checking out—both new and returning—on your down time. —Starrene Rhett

2011 Fall TV Preview: 13 Shows Worth Watching this Season

With a batch of new and returning programs here's a guide of what needs your support

Every fall the networks release their fall TV lineups, which include a slew of new…

By Starrene Rhett

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