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Erika Alexander talks about the good trouble of “Living Single”
Sep 7, 2020

Erika Alexander talks about the good trouble of “Living Single”

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi apparently have a deal on an emergency spending bill. Erika Alexander, co-producer of the John Lewis documentary “Good Trouble” and the actress who played Maxine Shaw on “Living Single,” the ‘90s sitcom that had a generational impact on Black women.

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An iconic role shapes a generation of Black women

An interview with Erika Alexander, best known for her iconic role as Maxine Shaw in the '90s sitcom "Living Single."
Erika Alexander speaks during the second day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 26, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
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