Every time I see a post like this one, I remember that they aren’t really for me. So here are mine*
The Martha Jones test: a Black woman character exists. She is complete and faceted. She has a family and a life that is visibly represented. She has a personality. She is complete.
The Cookie Lyon test: a Black woman character exists. She is allowed her vulnerabilities. She is funny and the jokes aren’t made at her expense. Her story is not related to a white male.
The Coach-Winston test: two Black characters (any gender) exist in the same television show or movie. They are not of familial relation. They have conversations with each other that do not revolve around the white characters.
*the bar is so low for all these, of course but I felt I should share what comes to mind every time I sit down and tune in.