Scandal’s Mama Pope and the Black Woman’s Burden Rant

Khandi Alexander’s “Scandal” character, Mama Pope lectures Papa Pope about “The Black Woman’s Burden”.  The character is fictional, but does she speak the truth?

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Harold T. Fisher is a broadcast journalist and author. He is currently the host of the news/talk program, “The Daily Drum” on WHUR-FM and H-U-R Voices, Sirius/XM Channel 141. Highlights of his journalism campaigns include the aftermath of the earthquake in Port Au Prince, Haiti; coverage of the 2008 Democratic and Republican conventions; the Jena 6 protests in central Louisiana; the Midwestern floods of 1994 and hurricane Andrew in 1992.

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