Al Thompson:<br />
From Harlem to Hollywood...and Back to Harlem

Al Thompson

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TNT's Hawthorne), Jamie Hector (Heroes; HBO’s The Wire), Chenoa Maxwell (Hav Plenty), Lord Jamar (the classic rap group Brand Nubian), and Michael K. Williams (HBO’s The Wire; Boardwalk Empire). 

Thompson says that viewers should expect a little something for everyone, adding, “It’s the peoples’ show.”  He wants Lenox Avenue to be true-to-life-as lived in the New Harlem, which maintains many valuable vestiges of Old Harlem.  If he can bring even half of his ambitions to the screen, Lenox Avenue will be the series to watch to understand the changing dynamics of Harlem and the complex interplay of pluses and minuses that such a transformation brings about.