15 09, 2014

Black Women, Media Erasure, and #BootyGate

By | September 15th, 2014|Beauty, Standards of Black Beauty|3 Comments

A few quick words on my essay about Vogue's Era of the Big Booty article, and erasure of black women's contributions to beauty at large.

22 08, 2014

From Retouching To Plastic Surgery: Minorities And Assimilation

By | August 22nd, 2014|Beauty, Standards of Black Beauty|22 Comments

After writing so much about retouched pics of women, let's talk about surgery...

27 03, 2014

Black Women, Our Bodies & Perceptions of Beauty: “White Girl Stuff”

By | March 27th, 2014|Standards of Black Beauty|50 Comments

For some reason, eating healthy is often brushed off and regarded as a "white people thing..."

24 10, 2013

Young Black Boys vs Young Black Girls

By | October 24th, 2013|Beauty, Body Image, Social Construct|28 Comments

A comparative look at the experiences of black boys in school vs. black girls, and how it affects black women.

21 12, 2012

On Body Image: The Darwinian Theory of Beauty

By | December 21st, 2012|Standards of Black Beauty|3 Comments

Why do we consider things beautiful? How does this affect our body image?