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Light Skinned Girls Perpetuate Colorism

Do Light Skinned Girls Perpetuate Colorism?

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Do Light Skinned Girls Perpetuate Colorism? by Veronica Wells of NoSugarNoCream.com Sisterhood is something many Black women strive for. But despite our best efforts, we all fall short from time to time. Sometimes we intentionally choose words we know will cut. Other times the disregard, disrespect is less sinister and due to years of consuming Eurocentric beauty standards, internalized racism,…

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This Little Girls Before And After HairDo Is What Every Black Parent Of A Daughter Has Gone Through

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Picture it, you’re whipping up an artful masterpiece on your daughter’s hair, braiding and twisting in a design that’ll make Picasso jealous. Then, you take her to school. Hours go by and then you pick her up. Continue Reading And… womp, womp! You see a totally different design… a defacing of your masterpiece! “What happened?!”, you wonder. This time, Charle-feigh…

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You Have To See This Impromptu Gospel Performance At A Hurricane Harvey Shelter

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The tragic effects of Hurricane Harvey in Houston and surrounding Texas areas have been very heartbreaking. Witnessing residents lose their homes and having to wade through flooded waters in order to find some sort of safe shelter is indescribable. Hurricane Harvey’s fury resulted in more than 50 inches of rain and have left roughly 30,000 people with the need to…

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19-Year-Old Haitian-Japanese Tennis Player Pulls An Upset And Defeats U.S. Open Champion

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Tennis can be a thrilling sport in and of itself, so when an upset happens… it’s peak excitement! People love rooting for the underdog in general, so upsets are popular in any competition. Continue Reading Meet Naomi Osaka. Osaka is a 19-year-old 6th seed (No. 45) Haitian-Japanese tennis player. Recently, Osaka’s life changed in a moment after she pulled a…

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