It infuriates me to not see that the likes of me, my daughters and other Black Nerd Queens represented in the media. With the exception of Issa Rae, Dee Rees and the High Priestess of Nerdom, Ava Duvernay finding images that reflect our lives is like finding a needle in a haystack. What’s typically shown is the yelling, fake hair, fake nails, yelling Drama Mama on reality TV, the not too attractive sassy side-kick on television series and po’ ghetto girl in the movie theaters. All I can say is. I. Just. Can’t.
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