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Josie and the pussy cats cartoon characters

Looking back at my childhood, I can remember the exact moment when I learned that intelligence is often seen as dangerous josie especially when it comes to women. When I was about ten years old, I was reading an Archie comic book that featured a story with Josie and and Pussycats.

In order to set up the story about to unfold, the narrator introduced each character with their picture and a couple lines the their personality.

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She bore an excited smile and wide blue eyes. Cartoon, Josie was presented as the level-headed lead singer of the group, looking calm and sweet as she walked down a sidewalk. Finally, they talk about Valerie, a multi-instrumentalist who is most often seen playing the guitar or the tambourine in the comics. In real life, Valerie is actually the very first black character to appear in Archie comics. Inshe seamlessly became part of their scene during a story in which Josie and Melody were on the hunt for a replacement band member.

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Within moments before and after photos nude Valerie showing up, the girls were impressed by her friendly demeanor and musicianship. This resulted in Hanna-Barbera getting into a three-week standoff with producer Danny Janssen, as the TV moguls wanted to make the character of Valerie a caucasian woman.

Janssen protested the switch and refused to back down, and the company finally relented, characters Valerie the very first black recurring cartoon cats in a television show series.