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Wednesday Open Thread | Black Women in Television: Isabel Sanford & Esther Rolle

You can’t talk about Black women in television in the 1970’s without talking about Weezie Jefferson and Florida Evans. Weezie Jefferson was the first time I saw a Black woman on television that a) didn’t have to work and b) … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread

Janet Damita Jo Jackson (born May 16, 1966) is an American recording artist and actress. Born in Gary, Indiana, and raised in Encino, Los Angeles, she is the youngest child of the Jackson family of musicians. She first performed on … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread

Janet Damita Jo Jackson (born May 16, 1966) is an American recording artist and actress. Born in Gary, Indiana, and raised in Encino, Los Angeles, she is the youngest child of the Jackson family of musicians. She first performed on … Continue reading

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