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30 Things To Learn From Badass Historical Moms

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I love Lucy’s lady balls

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Lucille Ball is best known as the vintage lovable comedian. What many people don’t realize is how much of badass historical mom she was. The redhead who made everyone laugh was the first woman to head a television production company with power in Hollywood. She also starred in her own show and refused, while carrying her second baby, to hide her condition. She wrote it into the script instead, making her the first female star to be openly pregnant on major television.

Lucille also worked alongside Desi to make sure their program didn’t further deepen racial stereotypes in their American audience. Desi was a strong provider. Lucy was an independent thinker.

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