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I Want More Main Characters Who Look Like Me On TV

How many shows at the moment have someone non-white at the center of the program? Let me clarify: I don’t mean as the co-star, the sidekick, the best friend, the arch nemesis or the occasional comic relief.

I’m talking the star. The protagonist. The person who is front and center in the promotional campaigns.

Unfortunately, and unsurprisingly, not very many.

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    Hmmm mmm. We aren’t there yet.
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    i’d say one at the moment and that goes to gabrielle union. kerry, IMO, has been reduced to co-star status and nicole...
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    Yes I love seeing black actress (because there’s already lot of black guy not enough black girls) as main characters. It...
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