15 Black Girls We Loved Watching On TV In The '90s (15 characters items)
"Whitley Gilbert from A Different World
Without Whitney Gilbert there would be no Bad and Boujee — she pioneered the archetype. She was the Southern belle who owned her diamonds and blackness with pride. Sure she was a snob, but seeing a black woman never settle for less whether it was labels or men was important and necessary. She taught us to hold our heads high, so it was also great to see her character grow into a mentor on the show as a hall director and teacher. Oh, and her and Dwayne cha"