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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…

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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…

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CULTURE CLASSICS – Living Single TV Show

#RunTheCulture When you talk about influence. When you talk about Black Girl Magic. When you talk about all-time great black television shows. You’re talking about the #CultureClassic Living Single. Living Single is a tv show centered around six smart, funny, ambitious, and just cool black friends living in Brooklyn in the 90’s. The show was the…

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CULTURE CLASSICS – Kenan and Kel

#RunTheCulture When one thinks of young black comedic duos in the late 90’s, Kenan and Kel are the names that are top of mind. And their sitcom was a hilarious and ahead of it’s time certified #CultureClassic. Debuting in 1996, Kenan and Kel was a sitcom starring Kenan Thompson and Kel Mitchell on Nickelodeon. Set…

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CULTURE CLASSICS – Family Matters

#RunTheCulture This week we take a look at one of black TV’s unsung #CultureClassics, the 90’s family sitcom, Family Matters. Family Matters was a TV comedy that launched on ABC. It was a major component of ABC’s iconic TGIF block of shows and ran from 1989 to 1998. The series revolved around the Winslow family, a middle-class African…