These Photographs of the “Harlem” Solid Make Us Want We Had been A part of Their Sister Circle, Too

For therefore lengthy it looks like TV reveals have starved Black ladies and ladies of colour of sisterhood illustration, however Prime Video’s “Harlem” is altering that. The hit comedy collection, created by Tracy Oliver, first premiered on Dec. 3, 2021, and returned for its extremely anticipated second season on Feb. 3, 2023. The premise of the present revolves across the lives of 4 ladies in Harlem — Camille (Meagan Good), Quinn (Grace Byers), Angie (Shoniqua Shandai), and Tye (Jerrie Johnson) — as they juggle their tumultuous love lives, friendship, and careers.

The bond that the foursome share onscreen intently resembles different sister circles we have grown connected to, from reveals like “Girlfriends,” “Insecure,” and “Living Single,” to call just a few. However Byers nonetheless needs viewers to know “Harlem” brings one thing else to the desk by exploring acquainted tales by way of new characters, a few of that are hardly ever represented on the small display screen.

“Sadly, it is nonetheless an anomaly for a number of Black reveals to coexist within the trade,” Byers previously told POPSUGAR. “Due to this, it inherently makes comparisons come up. However this ideology is not equally utilized to our white counterparts and colleagues within the trade. The act of comparability truncates the Black expertise, negating the truth that we’re expansive, prismatic, and boundless . . . our experiences can’t — and shouldn’t — be restricted to only one depiction or definition. Finally, ‘Harlem’ is completely different as a result of we’re completely different. And the identical applies to each present on the market. It truly is that easy.”

Byers, Good, Johnson, and Shandai’s onscreen friendships do not finish as soon as the cameras cease rolling. Actually, the 4 stars appear to have much more enjoyable with one another offscreen. Whether or not they’re goofing off on set, slaying the crimson carpet collectively, or giving one another recommendation of their interviews, the forged of “Harlem” all the time appear to have an excellent time collectively irrespective of the place they’re.

In honor of season two’s premiere, try these cute photographs of the forged hanging out forward!


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