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Watch: Leslie Jones gave a touching tribute to Whoopi Goldberg about why representation matters

Gifs: The View

Just beautiful <3 @lemonade-time

oh my god. Imagine being Whoopi and hearing that though.

when I was nine years old Star Trek came on,“ Goldberg says. “I looked
at it and I went screaming through the house, ‘Come here, mum,
everybody, come quick, come quick, there’s a black lady on television
and she ain’t no maid!’ I knew right then and there I could be anything I
wanted to be.” – See more at:

That’s three generations. Nichelle Nichols to Whoopi Goldberg to Leslie Jones.

Originally posted by geekandsundry

Representation fucking matters.