History Main / BlackBossLady

15th May '16 6:32:43 AM jadmire
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* This is getting pretty common in some parts of the U.S. Many black women have to be both the major breadwinner and head of household for their families, and have discovered that this can be good training for management positions.

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* This is getting pretty common in some parts of the U.S. Many black women have to be both the major breadwinner and head of household for their families, and have discovered that this can be good training for management positions. Case in point: Washington, D.C., which is a majority African-American city, and which in consequence naturally has a large black component in the federal civil service, the city's largest employer, including supervisory positions.
7th May '16 8:35:05 PM BenOfHouston
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* Amanda Waller, in Creator/DCComics' ARGUS, Cadmus, ComicBook/SuicideSquad, and related organizations, is widely recognized as one of the few people who can make Franchise/{{Batman}} think twice about messing with her. Heck, she's taken on Granny Goodness (right-hand woman to ''ComicBook/{{Darkseid}}'') and walked away.

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* Amanda Waller, in Creator/DCComics' ARGUS, Cadmus, ComicBook/SuicideSquad, and related organizations, is widely recognized as one of the few people who can make Franchise/{{Batman}} think twice about messing with her. Heck, she's taken on Granny Goodness (right-hand (Apocalypse goddess of abduction and right-hand woman to ''ComicBook/{{Darkseid}}'') and walked away.
17th Apr '16 7:29:31 PM CainandAble
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* As noted above, Amanda Waller--played by Creator/ViolaDavis--is the boss of the ''Film/SuicideSquad'', a group of [[BoxedCrook supervillians she assembles]] to do the government's dirty work in exchange for their freedom. If they don't obey [[BadBoss her]], she activates the [[YourHeadAsplode bombs planted in their heads]].
11th Apr '16 4:11:24 PM Piando
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* Amanda Waller, in DCComics' ARGUS, Cadmus, Suicide Squad, and related organizations, is widely recognized as one of the few people who can make Batman think twice about messing with her. Heck, she's taken on Granny Goodness (right-hand woman to ''Darkseid'') and walked away.

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* Amanda Waller, in DCComics' Creator/DCComics' ARGUS, Cadmus, Suicide Squad, ComicBook/SuicideSquad, and related organizations, is widely recognized as one of the few people who can make Batman Franchise/{{Batman}} think twice about messing with her. Heck, she's taken on Granny Goodness (right-hand woman to ''Darkseid'') ''ComicBook/{{Darkseid}}'') and walked away.
28th Mar '16 12:06:15 PM GrammarNavi
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* Downplayed by Helen from ''DrakeAndJosh'', who is black, female, and the manager of the movie theater where Josh works, but is fairly incompetent and, even during her flashes of brilliance, consistently TheDitz.

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* Downplayed by Helen from ''DrakeAndJosh'', ''Series/DrakeAndJosh'', who is black, female, and the manager of the movie theater where Josh works, but is fairly incompetent and, even during her flashes of brilliance, consistently TheDitz.
19th Mar '16 2:21:22 AM Hossmeister
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23rd Jan '16 10:14:26 AM nombretomado
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* TheSteveHarveyShow had Regina Grier as principal of the school the other main characters worked at or attended. Her [[SassyBlackWoman secretary]] even frequently called her "boss lady".

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* TheSteveHarveyShow ''Series/TheSteveHarveyShow'' had Regina Grier as principal of the school the other main characters worked at or attended. Her [[SassyBlackWoman secretary]] even frequently called her "boss lady".
13th Jan '16 4:34:51 AM Morgenthaler
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* [[KnightAndDay Knight and Day]]: Isabel George, the CIA's Director of Counter-Intelligence fits this trope as she is [[DaChief DaChief]], is impeccably dressed, and is a bit of a hardass. [[spoiler: At the end of the movie, she explains to Miller (Tom Cruise), who is restrained in a hospital bed, that the agency will [[OhCrap "transfer you to a secure facility tomorrow... for your safety".]] He stated earlier in the film that when [[TheMenInBlack agents]] say this to you it means that they plan to kill you.]]

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* [[KnightAndDay Knight and Day]]: ''Film/KnightAndDay'': Isabel George, the CIA's Director of Counter-Intelligence fits this trope as she is [[DaChief DaChief]], is impeccably dressed, and is a bit of a hardass. [[spoiler: At the end of the movie, she explains to Miller (Tom Cruise), who is restrained in a hospital bed, that the agency will [[OhCrap "transfer you to a secure facility tomorrow... for your safety".]] He stated earlier in the film that when [[TheMenInBlack agents]] say this to you it means that they plan to kill you.]]
31st Dec '15 5:09:01 PM nombretomado
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* Madeleine Hightower, the second boss the fictional CBI (California Bureau of Investigation) receives in ''TheMentalist''.

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* Madeleine Hightower, the second boss the fictional CBI (California Bureau of Investigation) receives in ''TheMentalist''.''Series/TheMentalist''.



* Colleen Manus, Regional Director for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Florida's state police, in ''TheGlades''.

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* Colleen Manus, Regional Director for the Florida Department of Law Enforcement, Florida's state police, in ''TheGlades''.''Series/TheGlades''.
10th Dec '15 5:01:35 PM Thriaemis
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** And now the nameless [[spoiler: Time Lord general, after her regeneration in Hell Bent. She rocks a bald head, however.]]
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