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    18 Angry White Women

    If you didn't know that the Angry White Woman exists, it's because they're usually celebrated as empowered, strong-willed, and generally kick-ass. Here are 18 white women allowed to have a natural range of emotions without being stereotyped as angry the way black women often are.

    1. Olivia Benson, Law And Order: SVU

    Described as: A "feminist hero," "fiercely in control of her sexuality," full of "strength and purpose."

    2. Emma Swan, Once Upon A Time

    Described as: "Badass," "well-rounded," "smart;" "sweet and caring, but not very sentimental or emotional."

    3. Roseanne Conner, Roseanne

    Described as: "Funny, powerful, respected by her family and real in ways that most TV shows are not."

    4. Daenerys Targaryen, Game of Thrones

    Described as: A "strong, badass leader."

    5. Alicia Florrick, The Good Wife

    Described as: "One of the strongest, most independent and confident characters on television."

    6. Peggy Olson, Mad Men

    Described as: "Brilliant, clever, subtle."

    7. Diane Lockhart, The Good Wife

    Described as: A "power player"; "a tough and smart feminist."

    8. Leslie Knope, Parks and Recreation

    Described as: "Likable, enthusiastic, and hugely passionate."

    9. Dorothy Zbornak, Golden Girls

    Described as: "Smart, sarcastic"; "powerful and vulnerable."

    10. Murphy Brown, Murphy Brown

    Described as: "Unapologetic, quick-witted, and hard working"; a "feminist figurehead."

    11. Buffy Summers, Buffy the Vampire Slayer

    Described as: "An unflinching, unapologetic feminist."

    12. Veronica Mars, Veronica Mars

    Described as: "Whip-smart, electric, hilarious."

    13. Selina Meyers, Veep

    Described as: "Direct," "decisive," and "confident."

    14. Mellie Grant, Scandal

    Described as: "Quick-witted," "dynamic," a "mastermind."

    15. Fiona Goode, American Horror Story: Coven

    Described as: "Sassy, sexy, and straight-talking."

    16. April Ludgate, Parks and Recreation

    Described as: "Snarky and sarcastic and a lover of all things weird, and fundamentally good-hearted too."

    17. Debra Morgan, Dexter

    Described as: "Tough without being asexual"; "not afraid to speak her mind."

    18. Michelle Tanner, Full House

    Described as: "Adorable"; "too cute to handle."

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