17 04, 2014

Black Women, Our Bodies & Perceptions of Beauty: Straight Hair

By | 2017-06-10T11:24:31+00:00 April 17th, 2014|Beauty, Black Hair, Standards of Black Beauty|65 Comments

What if you swapped your hair with your body in your list of priorities? This wouldn't even be an issue then, would it?

2 07, 2013

The Unbearable Whiteness of Eating: How The Food Culture War Affects Black America

By | 2017-06-10T11:44:51+00:00 July 2nd, 2013|The Op-Eds|30 Comments

How persons of color (and the needs of persons of color) are shut out of conversations involving health, wellness and food availability.

13 05, 2013

Black Women Too Vain To Work Out And That’s Why They’re Fat… Or Something

By | 2017-06-10T11:45:23+00:00 May 13th, 2013|Black Hair, The "Study" Guide|46 Comments

Let's say that there really and truly is a national average of approximately 40% of Black women who don't work out because of their hair. Let's say that. Where does the conversation go from there?