Though Black women cartoon characters were sometimes few and far between, the ones we had growing up are definitely in a class of their own.
From the overachiever to the sassy, the laidback to the multitalented, these characters had a huge role in shaping the generations that tuned into their shows every week.
In no particular order, here are some the top-tier Black girl animated characters who continued to carry their animated counterparts on their back throughout the years:
Monique from Kim Possible
Susie Carmichael from Rugrats
Trixie Carter from American Dragon: Jake Long
Penny Proud from The Proud Family
Jodie Landon from Daria
Miranda Killgallen from As Told By Ginger
Abigail Lincoln aka Numbuh 5 from Codename: Kids Next Door
Libby Folax from Jimmy Neutron
Alex Casoy from Totally Spies
Princess Tiana from Princess and the Frog
Did we miss any? Let me know some of your favorite Black cartoon characters in the comments!
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