Rachel Lindsay: Get to Know The Bachelorette!

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ABC has finally come to its sense and selected an African-American Bachelorette.

Her name is Rachel Lindsay and she rose to fame as a contestant on The Bachelor Season 21, advancing pretty far in her attempt to win over Nick Viall.

But screw that! Screw him!

Lindsay is now set to control her own fate on the next installment of this beloved franchise.

Get to know Rachel Lindsay very well via the following set of facts and tidbits...

1. She'll Sue You!

She'll Sue You!
If she has to. Lindsay graduated from the University of Texas at Austin and earned her law degree from Marquette University in Milwaukee. She works in Dallas as an attorney.

2. The Law Runs in Her Family

The Law Runs in Her Family
Her father is a judge.

3. She Can Dance...

She Can Dance...
... While vacuming! (We adore this GIF.)

4. She Loves Sports

She Loves Sports
She wants a man with a "decent jump shot" and said this herself to Nick Viall: "I love sports, but I don’t play games."

5. Her Favorite Musicians Are...

Her Favorite Musicians Are...
... Michael Jackson and Prince.

6. What Else Does She Want in a Man?

What Else Does She Want in a Man?
Lindsay told Kimmel she's seeking "someone who’s ready to start a family,” but who can also make her laugh. According ABC, the 31-year-old is searching for a guy who is smart and funny, with a nice smile and sense of humor.

7. Family Means a Lot to Her

Family Means a Lot to Her
Rachel's Instagram feed is filled with photos of her loved ones, including her mother, sister and cute nephew, Alistair.

8. She has a Dog!

She has a Dog!
His name is Copper.

9. She's Just SO Over It

She's Just SO Over It
"I am the oldest girl in the house so I have lived that life before, the sorority life, and been in a house full of women," Lindsay told Entertainment Tonight of her fellow Bachelor contestants. "I distance myself from [drama] completely ... I walk out of a room as soon as it happens. I’m too old for it!"

10. She Feels No Pressure as The First Black Bachelorette

She Feels No Pressure as The First Black Bachelorette
"I’m happy to represent myself as a black woman in front of America and I’m happy for America to rally behind me and see what it’s like for me to be on this journey to find love," she told People, adding: "But I don’t feel added pressure being the first black Bachelorette, because to me I’m just a black woman trying to find love."

11. She's Very Popular Within The Bachelor Family

She's Very Popular Within The Bachelor Family
Consider these Tweets, written at various times throughout The Bachelor Season 21.

12. She Has Oe Regret in Life

She Has Oe Regret in Life
"Focusing too much on my career" instead of looking for love, according to her ABC bio.

13. She's Actually New to Twitter

She's Actually New to Twitter
She'll need to up her social media game before The Bachelorette kicks off.

14. She's Adorable!

She's Adorable!
We're so Team Rachel Lindsay! We really hope this works out for her.

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