Actor Richard Brooks Talks ‘Being Mary Jane’ and Diversity on the Big and Small Screens
|Richard Brooks stars in “Being Mary Jane.” Photo Credit: BET Networks/ Daniel McFadden.|
What does it mean to hit rock bottom? Is there any way to recover; to gradually rebuild all that you have destroyed on your downward spiral? Typically the freefall is what draws television audiences in, keeping them attached to the screen hour after hour or week after week. And yet on Being Mary Jane, a powerful drama on BET created by husband and wife duo Salim Akil and Mara Brock-Akil, the recovery is just as riveting.
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