jemgirl90 (jemgirl90) wrote in ohnotheydidnt,
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Tia Mowry says a Teen magazine denied her and Tamera a cover because they were Black



Source:https://twitter.com/TODAYshow/status/1303761615146438656


_Tia Mowry revealed that she and her sister Tamera were told they couldn't cover a teen magazine because they were Black.

_Mowry;"So my sister and I wanted to be on the cover of this very popular (teenage ) magazine at the time. We were told we couldn't be on the cover because we were Black and we would not sell."

-Mowry: " I will never forget that.I will never forget where I was. I wish I would have said something then. I wish I would have had the courage to speak out and say that wasn't right."

-Sister, Sister" aired on Abc from April 1994-April 1995. It was cancelled and picked up by the WB, where the show aired from September of 1995- May of 1999.

Source:https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sister,_Sister_(TV_series)
Tags: black celebrities, race / racism, tia and tamera mowry
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