Carol was a physically beautiful girl. She had tanned dark skin, dark eyes, and thick, curly hair. Intrigued […]
In recent years, the western world has seen an abundance of black faces on television. From Kerry Washington […]
Black Hollywood Veterans Regina Hall and Morris Chestnut appeal to the black audience lost in the abundant white […]
Teyana Taylor resurfaced as a cultural phenomenon in Kanye West’s latest creation “Fade.” Although the creator of 2009’s […]
“Becky with the good hair” shields an ignorant comment with the facade of entertainment–rendering blacks pawns in their own oppression. As pawns, fans overlook this problematic phrasing, and instead focus on unveiling Becky’s identity. In prompting listeners to place a face to the phrase rather than question its relevance, the toxic phrase “good hair” endures celebration rather than the scrutiny it deserves.
My consistent criticism of popular culture is its often indifference to contemporary conflict. Admittedly Hollywood offers starlets, singers […]
Racism. This word, amongst others, is a word you are more than acquainted with as a black woman. […]