The MAC Aaliyah line, A Black Female Perspective

Admittedly, my heart dropped in happiness when I saw the late and great Aaliyah’s face in an email a few weekends ago. The email was from MAC, announcing their Aaliyah inspired makeup line. To many black female millenials like myself, Aaliyah was the epitome of natural black beauty. Her hair was long, black, thick, and…

How the Pending Aaliyah Biopic Reflects Black Femininity

Aailiyah Dana Haughton was a rising starlet who died at the tender age of 22. She was known for her angelic yet strong vocals, acting and her mysterious beauty. Upon her death she and her fans were anxiously awaiting all of her hard work to pay off. The roles and times that had made her…