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African-American Couple Makes History With 2018 Emmy Award Nominations

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On this edition of In Black America, producer/host John L. Hanson Jr. speaks with Kelly Jenrette and Melvin Jackson Jr. They are the first African-American married couple to both earn Emmy Award nominations in the same year.

Jenrette and Jackson talk about their Emmy nominations and acting careers, how the industry is changing, the importance of staying focused, and juggling two careers.