NBC, Creator / Executive Producer / Head Writer
Ruth Marshall finally realizes her dream of owning the mansion she was raised in as the maid’s daughter, only to have it shattered by racist slurs against her family. Devastated, Ruth tries to sweep the incident under the rug but her friend, Doreen Jackson will not stand by and do nothing. Doreen arranges for a reporter from the Chicago Tribune to interview Ruth and exposes the hypocrites who live in their neighborhood. Ruth is furious over Doreen’s betrayal of her trust but Doreen feels Ruth has an obligation to fight racism wherever it exists even in her own backyard.
Press for Generations
"A great step forward for daytime television."
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"Generations has been hailed as a sociological milestone."
Named to TV Guide's Daytime Hall of Fame for "introducing the first prominently featured black core family to daytime."
"[Generations] aspires to be more realistic than it's baroque competitors."
"Generations got off to a perky start!"
"There's a lot to like about Generations."