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The Disney Channel Is Slowly Creating A Home For Imperfect Moms Of Color

Watching these shows as a black mother made me question where similar options were for mothers of color. Surprisingly, I found them on the Disney Read...
Shannon Miller    |   08.3.17   |   SHARE
Culture
Tracey is allowed the space to make dumb mistakes. (Image: YouTube/ E4)

"Chewing Gum" Matters, And Here's Why

From the stunningly brilliant mind of Michaela Coel, Chewing Gum follows the cringe-worthy hijinks of Tracey — a spirited, sheltered young woman Read...
Shannon Miller    |   04.13.17   |   SHARE
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“Just feel it,” my friend said. “Take it as your father speaking to you, telling you how much he loves you.” (Image via YouTube)

"This Is Us" Mirrors Watching My Absent Black Father Die of Cancer

When This Is Us debuted, I was all in. What I didn’t expect is that it would touch my heartstrings in a way I hadn’t prepared for. Read...
Shannon Luders-Manuel    |   03.30.17   |   SHARE
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5 Shows To Bingewatch On Netflix Over Thanksgiving Weekend

Get ready for turkey sandwiches and epic vegging. Read...
Linotte Melodieuse of Persephone Magazine    |   11.28.14   |   SHARE
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