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5th Ward The Series is an American television drama series written, produced, and created by director Greg Carter and premiered on Urban Movie Channel on March 2, 2018. The series is based on director Greg Carter's first movie Fifth Ward (1997). It is centered around the life of Mina, a single mother of two struggling to make ends meet; as well as several additional locals and town officials residing in the historical district of Houston's Fifth Ward and serves as a prequel with season one consisting of six episodes airing weekly. It stars Carl Anthony Payne and Mýa with a feature ensemble cast of Brittany Bullock, Corr Kendricks, Nephew Tommy, Christopher Jefferson, Chris O'Neal, Gary Sturgis and Lew Temple. 5th Ward The Series along with other UMC's original series had a preview screening at the 26th Annual Pan African Film Festival on February 10, 2018. The series was renewed for a second season which premiered on July 30, 2020. Background Fifth Ward was indie director Greg Carter's first feature film which he wrote, produced, edited, and shot on 35mm. It won awards at a number of festivals, but had a mixed reception when selected into the SXSW Film Festival. The movie was later distributed by York/Maverick Entertainment and released nationwide in March 2000 to Blockbuster and Hollywood Video. Synopsis "In Houston's historically black neighborhood known as the "5th Ward," long-time resident, Mina (Mýa), has been struggling to make ends meet – especially since the death of her husband two years ago. Now a single mother of two sons, James and older brother Ray Ray, Mina fears for their safety after an argument at a local convenience store leaves a young girl dead. When James is taken away from her following a police raid on her home that results in the arrest of her new boyfriend, Mina battles with the idealism of remaining on the straight and narrow and the reality of what difficult decisions her circumstances will require her to make." Cast and characters Main Mýa as Mina Kennedy – A single mother of three and aspiring singer. Prior to the show, her husband is killed. Mina is a loving, good natured but firm mother who had enjoyed singing on her church's choir until it was discovered she was dancing in the strip club. The church's congregation voted to have her removed from the church. With nothing left, she continues to dance in Blue's night club in order to support her family financially. During Season 1, Mina discovers she's pregnant and contemplates whether or not to keep the baby. In the midst of her dilemma, Mina and Blue become romantically closer and develop feelings for each other. In Season 2, Mina and Blue continue their relationship while awaiting the birth of their first child together. During the season, her and Blue open a jazz night club together as well as rejoin the church's congregation. In the finale, it is uncertain if her and Blue's baby survive after Lexus's revenge plot. Christopher Jefferson as Ray Ray Kennedy – Mina's eldest son and a talented, aspiring singer/rapper. He falls in love with Jazmine much to the dismay of his friend, Bam. In Season 2, Ray Ray continues his relationship with Jazmine until it is discovered by her parents and he's arrested for rape allegations. However, he's eventually set free and placed on house arrest after Jazmine's parents and Mina come to an agreement the two will never speak or see each other again. During the season, he meets a new student, Neisha who has a romantic interest in him, much to Jazmine's dismay. In the finale, Ray Ray and Jazmine decides to skip their high school graduation, leave 5th Ward altogether to pursue his music career and elope. Nephew Tommy as Robert Kennedy – A police officer, Mina's brother in law and Ray Ray's and James' estranged uncle. Throughout Season 1, Robert has a strained relationship as well with his wife Wanda. In Season 2, he and his partner Sones are under investigation by Internal Affairs after the truce meeting goes awry while awaiting the birth his first baby with his wife Wanda. Carl Anthony Payne as Councilman Kendrick Davis – A corrupt, manipulative elected official with hidden, dark secrets and Blue's little brother. During Season 1, Councilman Davis carries on an affair with his one-time office manager, Marcie, and has fathered a child with the local church's reverend's daughter. In Season 2, throughout Councilman Davis is harassed and threatened by an array of messages. It is revealed in a flashback, crooked police officer Gibson planted and set him up for the death of the reverend's daughter Tina. Chris O'Neal as Bam – Ray Ray's friend and aspiring rapper. He doesn't approve of Ray Ray's relationship with Jazmine. In Season 2, Bam discovers a family secret after the death of his grandmother. It is revealed one time crime boss Seth is Bam's biological father. He's in a relationship with Jazmine's friend Jaylene. Gary Sturgis as Odell "Blue" Davis – A club owner with a romantic interest in Mina and Kendrick's older brother. Throughout Season 1, Blue continuously pursues Mina much to the dismay of his now ex-girlfriend Lexus. In Season 2, he continues his relationship with Mina, while awaiting the birth of their first child together. He and Mina decides to open a jazz club and rejoin the church's congregation. In the finale, it is uncertain if him and Mina's baby survive due to his former ex-girlfriend Lexus's revenge plot. Lew Temple as Mayor Bob Coletti– A corrupt elect official with a hidden agenda of his own as well. Corr Kendricks as Ace – One of Seth's former lackey who betrays Seth during an organized truce meeting against Seth's rivals. He's killed at the end of the season finale. (Season 1)Supporting Cayden Wilson as James Kennedy – Mina's youngest son and Ray Ray's little brother. A talented, gifted artist as well. In Season 2, he's placed in a juvenile correctional facility for stealing art supplies and carrying a gun to help out with his older brother Ray Ray's bail. Eventually, he's let out after his friend takes the fault for all charges. Allison Nguyen as Jazmine Tran – Huong's and Dat Tran's eldest daughter, My Hahn's older sister, and Ray Ray's love interest. She falls in love with Ray Ray and encourages him to continue to do music whenever he begins to doubt himself. Her friends are Jaylene and Darien. In Season 2, Jazmine continues to her relationship with Ray Ray until it is discover by her parents. After her parents convinced her to testify against Ray Ray in court for rape allegations, he's arrested. However, he's eventually set free and placed on house arrest after Jazmine's parents and Mina come to an agreement the two will never speak or see each other again. Consumed by guilt, Jazmine opts to commits suicide but rescued in time by her friends. In the finale, her and Ray Ray skip their high school graduation, leave 5th Ward altogether to pursue Ray Ray's music career and elope. Derrick "D-Reck" Dixon as Seth – Fifth Ward's crime.... Discover the Mina Carter popular books. Find the top 100 most popular Mina Carter books.

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    Fire, Brimstone and Chocolate Cake

    Mina Carter

    Escape hell. Save the world. Simple, huh?My name's Jynx. This morning I was a princess of hell.Now I'm it's most wanted.After a coup in hell, Lucifer's niece, Jynx Morningstar, is ...

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    Blood Mate

    Mina Carter

    NB: PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THIS PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED WITH A DIFFERENT PUBLISHER UNDER THE SAME TITLE. He was a soldier, until the project got hold of him. Now he's a monster cre...

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    Claiming Their Omega

    Mina Carter

    I'm an alpha. Top of the food chain. What I want, I take, simple as. And I want her. I don't care she's a beta, not an omega. She's mine. I've wanted Neve for years, now she w...

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    Seduced by Santa

    Mina Carter

    A woman determined to spread the Christmas spirit…Former socialite turned community centre worker Candice Kane loves Christmas. In the run down area she works in, economics and ris...

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    Claimed by the Bear

    Mina Carter

    Tall, dark and handsome, she's watched him from afar for years...Back in Beauty after a broken engagement, Kaitlyn Turner has two things on her mind: regaining her independence and...

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    Perfect Mate

    Mina Carter

    A hospital manager with a heart of gold. A soldier with a dark secret.Lillian's life is... dull. The highlights of her day, other than her skinny hot chocolate, are the hunky guard...

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    Fated For The Bear

    Mina Carter

    Girl meets boy = classic love story. Girl meets bear... Wait, what?Kacie has always known there was something odd about the small town of Beauty, but she doesn't expect that oddity...

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    Bonded To The Alien Centurion

    Mina Carter

    She's behind enemy lines. Being claimed by an alien warrior is not on her agenda.When talks with the Lathar start to fail Dani finds herself in a situation every soldier dreads… a ...

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    Hitched to the Alien General

    Mina Carter

    Her perfect man is a big, scarred alien war hero. Pity he only see's her as a warrior, not a woman...Kenna Reynolds loves life in the Imperial Court. The latharian culture fascinat...

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    Cyborg Concealed

    Mina Carter

    He's a cyborg hiding in plain sight…Johnny Ram is a performer. His most popular routine? The Aries 7000. On stage, he pretends to be the scourge of the galaxy: a deadly, outlawed m...

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    Pursued by the Imperial Prince

    Mina Carter

    On the run… Hunted… by the man she once gave her heart to.Outlawed noblewoman Jaida's been everything from a high speed courier on Arcalis Prime to a waitress in the cloud café's o...

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    Her Empath

    Mina Carter

    Even a rogue can be brought to heel by love.Lyssa Ryland is the rogue of the fleet. Feared and wanted by half the admiralty, no one can control the redheaded General. Halfhuman, ha...

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    Hunted By The Dragon Duke

    Mina Carter

    Sexy, royal and one of the ferocious black dragons… he's way out of her league. Orphaned and forced to live under the cruel eye of her stepmother, Saskia spends her days and m...

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    Kissed by the Alien Mercenary

    Mina Carter

    Woken by a kiss, she didn't expect her prince to be a handsome alien warrior.After being ill for months Lizzie Kalson wakes to a world she doesn't recognize. Literally. That's beca...

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    His Hidden Omega

    Mina Carter

    No woman wants the attention of an alpha. Huge, Brutal, dominant… lying to one is suicide. But I don't have a choice.When my sister is snatched off the streets, there's only one pe...

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    Falling for the Gargoyle

    Mina Carter

    Gargoyles guard things. Fact of life…Knuckles, head doorman of Moonlight & Magic, leads a simple life. People cause trouble, he talks to them. People continue to cause trouble ...

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    Bad Santa

    Mina Carter

    She's finally free… if she can stay alive.Freed from marriage to a brutal pixie warlord by his death, Joy knows her life could be counted in weeks… days probably. her husband's dea...

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    Saving Their Omega

    Mina Carter

    Gentle. Tiny. Delicate. Everything I'm not. Everything I want. Everything I'm going to claim in hot, sweaty explicit detail. She's ours. Mine and Mason's. She might not wear o...

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    Mated by Midsummer

    Mina Carter

    Weddings are awesome, as long as they're not hers.Not so awesome? Facing the Alpha she ran from...After living for years amongst humans, Kelli Copeland has to go home for her broth...

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    Claiming Her Alien Warrior

    Mina Carter

    She must betray his trust to achieve her mission. But fooling an alien warrior comes with a price.A guest of the Lathar, Jane hasn't forgotten she's a hard as nails marine. Tasked ...

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    Rocked by her Alpha

    Mina Carter

    Her ideal men are long dead, but apparently it's time to get back to the land of the living. Archeologist Melody Simmons spends her days sifting through shit…fossilized werewo...

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    Not Dead Enough

    Mina Carter

    There is life after death. No one told him it would be the same one...Brett was a soldier, until the Project killed him. Now he's finding that life after death isn't so hot. With t...

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    Finding Their Omega

    Mina Carter

    No woman wants the attention of an alpha. Huge, brutal, dominant... They take what they want, no matter who, or what, it is. And now I have two focused on making me theirs."…just o...

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    Claimed by the Alien Shifter

    Mina Carter

    She doesn't need love. She's getting cats. Lots of them. She absolutely doesn't need a sexy alien making her think of happily ever afters...Elise doesn't need a man, she has e...

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    Pregnant by the Alien Healer

    Mina Carter

    She's pregnant without nookie. Someone lied to her about the birds and the bees.Being kidnapped by aliens isn't so bad, especially as it allows Jess to be close to a certain handso...

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    Blood Vow

    Mina Carter

    They killed her sister. Now she'll make them pay...Her sister slaughtered by rogue vampires, Maria wants blood. Rogue blood. Lots of it. In vampire society though, even halfbreeds ...

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    Rescued by her Alien Protector

    Mina Carter

    Prepared to put her life on the line, she didn't expect to lose her heart.Vice President Madison Cole is used to having a target on her back. Being captured by aliens? An acceptabl...

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    Blood Enemy

    Mina Carter

    Tessa wanted a weekend of peace, rest and relaxation. And some icecream.Housesitting for her sister had some advantages… namely sole ownership of the tv remote and a powershower to...

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    Broken Mate

    Mina Carter

    She needed the story. She didn't expect to run for her life in a world where vampires and werewolves are real...The homeless are going missing, and reporter Max Harvey can just ...

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    Adored by the Alien Assassin

    Mina Carter

    She's a nurse, not a spaceship pilot. And why are aliens so damned hot?Nurse Jac's life is boring. It certainly doesn't include aliens, unless they're on TV. But then the shit hits...

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    Blood Promise

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     To be as good as them, she has to be better…A female warrior in a world of men, Vixen has spend most of her life proving herself. The only female kyn to carry warriors marks,...