All the boys loved Laura, and the girls wanted to be her. Ever since she was a teen, Laura was wise, focused and much more independent than her friends — and even her older brother Eddie. Her character started out as vain and boy-thirsty. But once she realized the power she possessed as a young, educated, Black woman in Chicago, she moved accordingly.
These 90’s TV Characters Were Feminists Way Before It Was Cool was originally published on globalgrind.com