Posts in category "race and culture"

The Gabby Douglas Hair Debate: What's Wrong Dear Black Women?

The Gabby Douglas Hair Debate: What's Wrong Dear Black Women?
If you’re an American, you should be proud. Olympics 2012 is in full swing and our athletes have been killing it. Especially Gabby Douglas. The 16-year-old gymnast earned not one, but two gold medals for her (insert the best adjective to describe her performance here). While most of the world is being blown away by... Read more »

Why Chris Rock Was On Point With His Independence Day Tweet

Why Chris Rock Was On Point With His Independence Day Tweet
Comedian turned actor Chris Rock has been catching a lot of flack for his tweet about the fourth of July earlier this week. He posted “Happy white peoples independence day the slaves weren’t free but I’m sure they enjoyed fireworks.” The feedback was quick and plentiful on both ends. One tweeter wrote “Dear @chrisrock without... Read more »

N*gger Cake: Have A Slice?

N*gger Cake: Have A Slice?
Over the past few days a YouTube clip of Sweden’s Minister of Culture slicing into a cake depicting the body of an African woman went viral. With each slice of the African cake woman’s clitoris, yes you read right, the piece’s creator adorned in black-face screams in agony as a mostly white crowd smile and... Read more »
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Natural Curly Hair, Please Don't Touch

Natural Curly Hair, Please Don't Touch
So..I’ve been natural for about three years now and the journey has been filled with challenges. I can’t say that I will never go back to the creamy crack, but I don’t see it in my future. I’m quite satisfied with the way that I can style my hair in it’s natural state and to... Read more »