08/28/2014 12:51 pm ET

Lifetime Promises To Bring Out The 'Strong Black Woman' In White Women

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Lifetime's new show Girlfriend Intervention is not subtle about its message. Its premise is four black women giving a makeover to a white woman on the theory that, as they put it, "Trapped inside of every white girl is a strong black woman ready to bust out."

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