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Jimmie Walker and Ester Rolle starred on the CBS TV show "Good Times."
Jimmie Walker and Ester Rolle starred on the CBS TV show "Good Times."

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'You'll never see a poor, black family on TV again'

Jimmie Walker, who played J.J. Evans in "Good Times," says that TV shows featuring a black family has to be upper or middle class because the community was not happy with how 'Good Times' portrayed a poor, working class family.

'You'll never see a poor, black family on TV again'

Jimmie Walker, who played J.J. Evans in "Good Times," says that TV shows featuring a black family has to be upper or middle class because the community was not happy with how 'Good Times' portrayed a poor, working class family.