Alesha Dixon: “It’s so tough for black women to make it on TV” – Mirror Online.

While most Americans a) can’t watch British shows on American TV, b) could not if they wanted to, and c) don’t know who Alesha Dixon is, many can relate to the sentiment that she expresses.

English: Alesha Dixon performing on stage in L...

English: Alesha Dixon performing on stage in Leeds in 2008 (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

While it’s great that we have “Scandal,” and the convoluted “Scandal,” that’s pretty much it as far as black women are concerned on US TV. And those shows were the first of their kind, and the first shows on US television to feature an intelligent black woman in a generation.

So, Sister Dixon, we take our hat off to you and ask you to continue the good fight.