“I want to be wealthy and ruthless … I want to be the first black bitch on television.” Diahann Carroll, on playing Dominique Deveraux, in Dynasty

Diahann Carroll illuminated this world with her intelligence, wit, style and beauty. It was an honor watching her bring light to the layered lives of Black women, from Julia Baker to Dominique Deveraux.

Written by NamasteNegro.com

Tami Warren is the writer and creator of Namaste Negro. She lives life with daily doses of levity in Denver, Colorado. Tami earned a B.A. in Sociology, from the University of Colorado. Tami keeps it high, in the Mile High City. Humor is healthy so cachinnate. Cultivate compassion, and comedy, we are all connected. Namaste. tamiwarren@namastenegro.com | @namastenegro

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