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The Proud Family Show – CULTURE CLASSICS

#RunTheCulture The Proud Family show was a rare cartoon because it followed the adventures and misadventures of Penny, a 14-year-old African American girl trying to navigate through the early years of teen-dom. The show was funny but also had heart thanks to it’s positive images of a modern black family complete with loving and over-protective…

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CULTURE CLASSICS – Girlfriends

#RunTheCulture The Girlfriends TV show is featured on this edition of #CultureClassics. We take a look at one of the best representations of #BlackGirlMagic from the early 2000’s. Girlfriends is a sitcom that looks at the lives, loves, and losses of four diverse black women. Joan (the lead, every-woman attorney played by Tracee Ellis-Ross), Toni (the boougie…

the proud family a culture classic

The Proud Family – CULTURE CLASSICS

#RunTheCulture This week’s #CultureClassic is the cartoon The Proud Family tv show which premiered in 2001. The Proud Family was a rare cartoon. Rare because it follows the adventures and misadventures of Penny, a 14-year-old African American girl trying to navigate through the early years of teen-dom. Cartoon shows are not normally led by black girls. Penny…

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CULTURE CLASSICS – The Wayans Bros. TV Show

#RunTheCulture The Wayans Bros TV show is a classic black sitcom that helped launched a television network in the mid 90’s created by and starring real life brothers Shawn and Marlon Wayans that played a major role in black television in its time. Coming from black Hollywood’s first family of comedy, The Wayans, Shawn and Marlon play brothers from Harlem living their…