Tracee Ellis Ross isn’t afraid to make her voice heard.

So when it comes to portraying Black women on television, Tracee is happy to stand up for what she believes in. Tracee admitted to having often doubted the validity of her statements. Black-ish writers about how her character was depicted in certain scenes, telling Variety, “I would say to the writers, ‘This is not me thinking you’re not doing a good job. I have one job. Black-ishBow Johnson. 

She took responsibility for the care of the young actors as the show progressed. Marsai MartinShe was her daughter Diane’s mother. She recalled speaking with the stars parents, and being a mother for the eight-year run of the program. 

Tracee explained that Marsai had experienced a few situations with me where she noticed the same problems when it came to a script. “I said, ‘It’s really your character. However, I’m here. You can talk all you want, but we can still have the meeting. You can have the meeting together, but if you feel unable to communicate what you are trying to say, just put your hand over my shoulder and I will do it for you.”