Posts tagged "colorism"

My Coworker Pulled My Hair At Work

My Coworker Pulled My Hair At Work
My Coworker Pulled My Hair at Work And I Saw Red By Nicole Harding My HAIRstory has allowed my acceptance and understanding of the cultural relevance our hair has, and these days I mostly take anything hair-related with a shrug. Good hair? Don’t care. Natural hair? Don’t care! Curly hair? Don’t care! Hell, kinky hair?... Read more »

What Do You Think of Those Black Chicks with Blonde Hair?

What Do You Think of Those Black Chicks with Blonde Hair?
By Zondra Hughes In college I wore my hair jet black. I guess I looked good enough; I did get a wedding ring. Fast forward to a decade ago, when at work, I shared a short elevator ride with a stylish senior editor that I admired; sometimes she spoke to me, most times she didn’t.... Read more »

End the Dark Skin Debate. Your Shade Is Beautiful.

End the Dark Skin Debate. Your Shade Is Beautiful.
By Zondra Hughes The light skin vs. dark skin debate just refuses to leave us alone. Books have been written, blogs, and a documentary, “Dark Girls” that has been heralded as educational, enlightening, and I dare say, empowering. In the documentary, one young Black man says that he couldn’t have a dark skinned girl on... Read more »
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