Black Women & Greek Life: Why That Sisterhood Bond Is So Crucial

This sentiment can be seen onscreen through the many characters Akil has dreamed up over the years. These personas, she explains, were created so that Black women could see themselves represented on TV. “I wanted Black women to be seen as human, to be seen as beautiful. I wanted them to be seen,” she says. “I’m always going to remind you how smart, multifaceted, strong, and resilient we are.”

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