It’s always awesome when a work assignment requires you to pen a think piece that is ultimately a love letter to your favorite superhero.
Today on Black Girl Nerds I provide a character study on one Jessica Pearson of USA’s legal drama Suits and spinoff Pearson.
I also take the opportunity to give praise, honor, and glory to Perfection Herself, Gina Torres.
“It’s okay. A girl’s gotta be her own hero every now and again.” —Iris West-Allen
But first a visual tribute to the MVP of the Arrowverse.
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Unless you’ve been under the sea or at sea, you’ve no doubt heard about bigots being outraged that a Black actress was cast in the title role for the upcoming live action The Little Mermaid film.
So why the outrage, you ask? It’s just a movie, you say.
The truth is, it was never about The Little Mermaid.
Last night The Vampire Diaries came to an end after eight seasons. In saying farewell to the gang from Mystic Falls, it seemed only right to take this opportunity and give the spotlight to the series’ most valuable player.
You guessed it, Bonnie Bennett, played flawlessly by the beautiful and immensely talented Kat Graham.