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Tracee Ellis Ross talks feminism on Aspire series 'Exhale'

Tracie Ellis Ross will discuss feminism on "exhale"
Tracie Ellis Ross will discuss feminism on "exhale"Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for Entertainment Weekly

On the heals of #YesAllWomen and the growing conversation about attacks on girls and women, in Episode 5 of ASPiRE's popular series "exhale" hosts Angela Burt-Murray, Erin Jackson, Issa Rae, Rene Syler and Malinda Williams explore black feminism and what feminism really means. The ladies and their guests discuss gender equality, the black feminist movement, positive feminism and the importance of teaching black girls how to love and respect themselves. On June 4 at 8 p.m. ASPiRE serves up some powerful women.

Actress, writer, producer and advocate for teen girls Tracee Ellis Ross, Law Professor and Feminism and Race Studies Scholar Kimberle Crenshaw, blogger, love and sex columnist and social worker Feminista Jones, creator of the Briana's Neighborhood cartoon series and Founder of the Briana's Neighborhood Dare to Dream Foundation Sahar Simmons.

Hosted by five dynamic, successful African-American women - journalist and media maven Angela Burt-Murray; actress and comedian Erin Jackson; director and actress Issa Rae; blogger, author and TV anchor Rene Syler; and actress Malinda Williams - "exhale" brings viewers honest, funny and candid discussion on a wide range of topics affecting African-American women.