#9 Melanie & Derwin
Melanie and Derwin served as this generation’s glimpse at young Black Love. Derwin the rookie football player and Melanie, the first-year medical student, fought to keep their relationship together under the pro sport spotlight, women and drama. Though there were difficult times, the two eventually tied the knot and proved that determination and love can keep love together. Melanie and Derwin were portrayed by Tia Mowry Hardrict and Pooch Hall.