Clair Huxtable

Representation matters: my six favourite black female fictional lawyers.

  • Clair Huxtable (The Cosby Show)
  • Maxine Shaw (Living Single)
  • Joan Clayton (Girlfriends)
  • Jessica Pearson (Suits)
  • Olivia Pope (Scandal)
  • Annalise Keating (How to Get Away With Murder)
you are one lazy child, you do not want to work and it’s not because you’re afraid to fail. I thinks it because you’re afraid you’re going to succeed and then people will expect you to do well all the time and you’ll have to work all the time
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Clair Huxtable (A Different World, Clair’s Last Stand, season 1, episode 19)

speaking to my current state of mind