The friendship between Leia Chang and Chantay Black began in the eighth season of Degrassi: The Next Generation.

Friendship History

Season 8

In Uptown Girl (1), Leia tries to join the Power Squad at their practice, but she failed, while Chantay, who was there, made the squad again.

Chantay and Leia are later walking together in Holly J.'s group with Anya and Mia In Uptown Girl (2), Chantay and Leia are in the same science class with Mia, Anya, and Holly J. When Mia leaves with them, they leave Leia behind. when Mia is talking with Holly J., Chantay, and Anya, Leia is with the group, but she does not say anything.

In Didn't We Almost Have It All, Chantay is standing next to Leia in art class.

In Money for Nothing, Leia and Chantay are painting near each other in art class.

In Danger Zone, Leia and Chantay both attended the Black and White dance.

Season 9

In Just Can't Get Enough, both Leia and Chantay are there when the Studz are practicing for the Beach Bash.

In Waiting for a Girl Like You, Leia confides in Chantay about her rocky relationship with Danny Van Zandt. Chantay suggests that she break up with him to make him want to win her back. She has ulterior motives in this, however, as she has been harboring a big crush on him for a while. When Danny doesn't ask her back and instead turns his interests to Chantay, she feels conflicted as she wants to be his girlfriend but doesn't want to betray Leia as a friend. She tells Danny the whole truth behind the break-up and that he should get back with Leia, but it turns out he wasn't happy and wanted to get out of it anyway. 

Degrassi Minis

In Forgetting Sav Bhandari, Chantay, Leia and Holly J. Sinclair are having a sleepover to cheer up Anya MacPherson after her break up with Sav Bhandari