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Roxanne, Roxanne – A Netflix Movie Review

From the Intruder’s, “I’ll Always Love my Momma,” to Tupac’s, “Dear Momma,”  African American motherhood is revered. There are many stories of mothers who are self-sacrificing, loving, and darn near perfect. Motherhood is sacrosanct in the African American community. Roxanne Roxanne dares to shed light on the other type of mother. How does a damaged woman mother children when she may be dealing with her own unresolved issues?  This movie shows how a toxic mother can adversely affect the development of a young daughter.

Oh, and she raps.

Please check out the review below: