Devale Ellis plays Zac, an ex-con, on the show. I had the opportunity to talk with him about his experience, and he disclosed that this role in particular was one he had previously vowed not to take. After his son’s reaction to seeing him in Power, Devale Ellis told his management team he wouldn’t play another ex-con. Here’s what he said:
Brian Jordan Jr. also shared the challenges and rewards of playing his character, Maurice. Maurice is a proud gay man who serves as a voice of reason on Sistas, helping other characters to identify their biases and come to terms with how they see the world and others and how they may go about working to have a more open mind and broader perspective. Here’s what Brian Jordan Jr. told me:
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