15 Black Girls We Loved Watching On TV In The '90s (15 characters items)
"Yvette Henderson from Smart Guy
Yvette Henderson being on TV was so encouraging for me. When you're so used to seeing white characters with straight hair, her aesthetic was relatable but she was a positive role model too: articulate, a feminist, intelligent, and independent. She had dreams of going to Princeton and I was digging those Ivy League aspirations. She was very much black girl magic before we had a name for it. —E.P.
Yvette Henderson being on TV was so encouraging for me. When yo"