‘Orange is the New Black’ leaves legacy for women of color

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ABOVE: (L-R) Uzo Aduba, Samira Wiley, Danielle Brooks and Adrienne C. Moore in season two of Netflix’s “Orange is the New Black.” (Image from Netflix)

NEW YORK (AP) | From corrupt, brutal overseers to the fraught world of inmate hierarchy to unlikely friendships and romances, “Orange is the New Black” told deeply rich and complex stories about life for women behind bars that resonated far beyond prison walls.

While it was originally centered around the privileged white character of Piper Chapman (played by Taylor Schilling), the supporting characters — some quirky, some volatile, some comic, some tragic — became the show’s breakout stars.

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‘Orange is the New Black’ star, show writer get engaged

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Orange is the New Black star Samira Wiley and show writer Lauren Morelli are engaged.

The pair posted the same picture on their Instagram accounts Oct. 4. It shows a smiling couple and Wiley flashing a diamond ring.

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