"It’s incredibly hard out there for women of color. That’s why I do love being a woman of substance on Southland. Someone who isn’t a caricature and isn’t a stereotype. But remember, she wasn’t written as a black character, and that makes a big difference in how she can be portrayed."
Regina King, on her leading role in the TNT drama Southland
Question: Why do writers and producers seem to have such limited visions of what black women characters should be?