South African singer, rapper, producer, and songwriter Toya Delazy is bringing #Blackgirlmagic to Cartoon Network as the voice of it’s first Black Powerpuff Girl. The 27-year-old’s latest accomplishment is a big deal for the culture because Black children need to see characters that look like them and, right now, those images are few and far between.
HINT! HINT! ….. ✊????? History was made. More info soon @cnafricaofficial @cartoonnetworkofficial @cartoonnetworkuk @powerpuffgirls
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Back in the day, however, ’80s and ’90s babies had a plethora of characters who were reminiscent of themselves and the people in their communities. Here’s a throwback trip down memory lane of some of the best cartoons with melanin appeal. Who’s your favorite Black cartoon character of all time?