Black Women Seize Center Stage at Last

After three-decade drought, a new generation of single, black female characters is shaking up television.

Mara Brock Akil has been living with a woman named Mary Jane in her head for years. As a successful TV writer, she longed to bring the story of a single, professional black woman into the homes of millions of Americans.

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http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2013/07/17/black-women-seize-center-stage-at-last.html

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