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Lupita Nyong’o Celebrates Her Skin With Children’s Book ‘Sulwe’

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Photo via filmsor.net By Mwabi Kaira In the ongoing conversation about skin hues and how uncomfortable the world seems to be with dark skin, Academy award winner Lupita Nyong’o has fared well and seems to have come through pretty unscathed since emerging in the public eye back in 2013. Other than former NBA player Gilbert Arenas dumb remarks about Lupita…

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How Your Hair Ties to Your Self-esteem

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 By Mary Wolff Women have had their bodies policed since the beginning of time. As with many things in life, women of color, in particular, have felt the overwhelming pressures of this policing on everything from skin tone and hair texture to body shape. More and more researchers, professors, and thinkers are coming together in a quest to understand the…

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