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The Powerpuff Girls Are Getting A 4th Member & She’s Full of Black Girl Magic

The Powerpuff Girls girl power trio transforms into a quartet this fall with the addition of a fourth member. Dedicated to fighting crime and the forces of evil, Blossom, Bubbles and Buttercup add a new Powerpuff Girl to their all-star team. While full details on the character are yet to be released, the newest Powerpuff Girl is expected to add some Black Girl Magic to the cartoon.

The Powerpuff Girls created when Professor Utonium accidentally added โ€œchemical xโ€ to a blissful mix of sugar, spice and everything nice keep the city of Townsville safe from monsters, crime and other villains. The recently rebooted cartoon which airs on Cartoon Network will air a five-part movie, debuting the new member of the super girl squad.

South African artist Toya Delazy will voice the newest member of the Powerpuff Girls. Delazy, excited about her role shared her enthusiasm on Twitter.

โ€œToya is definitely a perfect fit as the fourth Powerpuff Girl.  She is confident, bubbly and quirky, all the values that we are familiar with, love and appreciate. We have a lot of surprises up our sleeves.โ€ says Jamie Ordanza, Senior Vice President at Turner Broadcasting in Africa and Southern Europe.

The new purple Powerpuff Girl being black gives new generation of youth the chance to see themselves in ways not previously prevalent. The Powerpuff Girls: Power of Four will air on September 17th at 5:30 pm EST and viewers will get a full dose of the Powerpuff Girlsโ€™ sisterhood of crime fighting antics.

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