Paul: Is Jack and Jane really that important to you, Helen?
Helen: Yes, Paul! When I joined, it was about assimilating into the white world. But now, it's about identity. OUR identity. Being proud of being black.

Mary Jane: Don't you ever miss Atlanta?
PJ: Why would I want to go back to the place where I was twirlin' signs and sellin' weed?

I am a single black mother of two who hasn't always made the best decisions, and I ain't goin' away silently. Cause see, I'm a black woman who had the nerve to speak her voice, and that's why this bitch got tased.


Niecy: You act like I asked to be tased grandma.
Helen: Truth be told, Niecy, I had hoped this would be a wake-up call for you and that you would start acting more maturely. Sadly, you have proved it not to be so.

Paul: You bought that deadbeat a car?
Niecy: He's been there for me, Isabelle and Treyvion. He's been tryin'!
Patrick: Yeah, right, now that he has the car, has he still been trying? I ask you again, now that he has the car, has he still been tryin'? Yeah, that's what I thought.

I will not tolerate this kind of behavior under my roof. Baby girl, your behavior has consequences for the entire family.


Exactly. Considering Patrick's struggles with drugs and now Niecy becoming as troubled as he is, I mean, could Deja be next?


I want Isabella and Marquee to be my family.


I can feel it's wrong for a kid to be bullied for wearing kilts, but that doesn't mean I want my man wearing them.


We are gonna work with your technique. Starting with your tongue.


MJ: A young man was assaulted for wearing your clothes. What would you like to say to him?
D-Razor: I would say that we need to call out the person that did that. We need to make sure that never happens again.

Why do we do that? Question a person's sexual orientation based on what they wear?


Being Mary Jane Quotes

I'm just searching for a little escape before reality bites me in the morning. So, London, are you in?


MJ: I signed with a professional matchmaker.
Kara: A matchmaker? Is this one of your white friends' suggestions? It was Molly, wasn't it.
MJ: She caters to diverse, professional women like me.
Kara: How does that differ from a dating app?
NJ: It cost $20,000.