"She removes her wig, her eyelashes, her makeup, never breaking eye contact with the reflection of her natural self. It’s an intimate, powerful moment television doesn’t often show: A black woman removing all the elements white supremacy tells her she has to wear to be beautiful, successful, powerful." (x)

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my heart when I watched this Beautiful

She removes her wig, her eyelashes, her makeup, never breaking eye contact with the reflection of her natural self. It’s an intimate, powerful moment television doesn’t often show: A black woman removing all the elements white supremacy tells her she has to wear to be beautiful, successful, powerful. And let’s not forget that that wasn’t just Annalise taking it off: It was Davis, too—Davis, who remains brave in a world where a New York Times critic can get away with calling her ‘less classically beautiful.’x

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amazing she's amazing

She’s alone, a pawn. Isn’t that why you do this? Defend people so they get a fair trial? But that’s not gonna happen for her because she’s poor. And I don’t think that’s fair or right. If you want to fire me, fine. But she needs you. I just wanted to do…something.

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htgawm