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'White Lotus' creator Mike White finds wide success after 25 years in the margins

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For Colored Nerds: Why Brittany wants to be a bad Black mom

Recently, host Brittany Luse has found herself curious about motherhood. As she's thought about the kind of mom she might be, she looked for models in film and TV – and found that there's little room for mothers, and Black moms in particular, to be anything but excellent. From Brittany's previous podcast, For Colored Nerds, a discussion with Eric Eddings about motherhood and misbehaving, and why less than perfect is more than enough.

For Colored Nerds: Why Brittany wants to be a bad Black mom

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Trevor Noah steps away from 'The Daily Show', embarks on new standup tour

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Our Picks For TV Shows And Movies You Should Watch This Holiday Weekend

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Ukraine's Kalush Orchestra won the 2022 edition of the Eurovision Song Contest, held in Italy in May. Next year's contest will be the first ever in which viewers from non-participating countries can cast their vote. Giorgio Perottino/Getty Images hide caption

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America Ferrera (clockwise from top left), Eva Longoria, Rosie Perez, Ivette Rodriguez, Rosario Dawson and Christy Haubegger are using their platforms to promote empowerment and representation. Mike Gallegos for NPR hide caption

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Jason David Frank, pictured waving to the crowd during the 2013 DragonCon parade through downtown Atlanta, has died. The 49-year-old played the Green Power Ranger Tommy Oliver on the 1990s children's series "Mighty Morphin Power Rangers." Jonathan Phillips/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP hide caption

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