Black Woman, You Are Loved…

Black Woman, You Are Loved…

" I am overwhelmed by the grace and persistence of my people." Maya Angelou To continue celebrating Women History's Month, I compiled some quotes that colorfully respond to the question: What is it that you love or appreciate about black women?  “To me no other race comes close to the black woman, you have every [...]

Red beans and Rice Didn’t Miss Her: The Appropriation of the Black Female Body

Red beans and Rice Didn’t Miss Her: The Appropriation of the Black Female Body

While twerking isn't anything new, its recent popularity, marks yet another black trend that becomes mainstream when whites and non blacks begin doing it. Taylor Swift's new video for "Shake it Off" depicts the consistency of defining white sexuality through black female bodies. Swift's video displayed a contrast of traditional and contemporary dance, most notably [...]