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10 actresses who would be great as Storm

December 20, 2017
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Yesterday, we mentionned actress Alexandra Shipp who lambasted fans and critics for saying that Storm in the X-Men franchise (currently portrayed by Shipp) should be a dark-skinned actress. In response to this representational request for underrepresented Black women, Shipp fired back saying that 90% of the racism she experiences is from Black people. Meaning she’s not experiencing racism from White people. Which sure sounds a lot like light skinned privilege, doesn’t it?

Anywho! Here are some fantastic Black actresses who might be better suited to play the iconic badass now that Bryan Singer is toast.

 

Laverne Cox

Angelica Ross

Lupita Nyong’o

Janelle Monae

Tika Sumpter

Aja Naomi King

Naturi Naughton

Antoinette Robertson

Teyonah Parris

Yvonne Orji

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