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Karyn Parsons
Born (1966-10-08) October 8, 1966 (age 50)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Nationality American
Education Santa Monica High School
Occupation Actress, producer, television writer
Years active 1987–2002
Known for Hilary Banks – The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
Spouse(s) Randy Brooks (divorced)
Alexandre Rockwell (m. 2003)
Children 4

My mother was a librarian, and she worked at the Black Resource Center in South Central Los Angeles and would call me to tell me stories that she read about that were interesting to her.
Karyn Parsons
The problem with relegating black history to one really short month, the shortest month, is not only are we telling the same stories over and over again – which are amazing, George Washington Carver is incredible, there's nobody like Frederick Douglass – but there are so many.
Karyn Parsons
Black history isn't a separate history. This is all of our history, this is American history, and we need to understand that. It has such an impact on kids and their values and how they view black people.
Karyn Parsons
When I'm around black or white people, I'm always in the middle. Especially when I am around black people; they will really tell how they feel about white people regardless of the fact that I'm also white and have white relatives. It's very interesting and can be really hard.
Karyn Parsons
I don't look like a model, but you have to work with what you got.
I'm married to a white man, and then my daughter came out looking like the whitest white child with blonde hair and blue eyes. And I'm like, 'Omigosh, now what am I going to do?' She has my mom's features and is lighter than my husband. And my boy is browner than I am. Brown eyes and really tan.
Karyn Parsons