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November 10, 2012

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Originally posted on The Crunk Feminist Collective:
astigmatism: the inability to see clearly stigma: a mark of disgrace or infamy -ism: a suffix added to terms to reflect a symptom or ideology “Sometimes you can’t see yourself clearly until you see yourself through the eyes of others.” I see you. You are beautiful and you…

Re-Socialize Yourself. Talking About Race.

October 3, 2012

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Jay Smooth discusses a not new but less used way to approach discussing race in our society. Check it out!

On Politics. A Re-evaluation.

October 3, 2012

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I have been absent but I’m back and ready to start thinking through things. Here are my thoughts after the debates in which we didn’t learn anything new. As a new citizen of the United States, I’m excited to vote. I’m excited to have my say. I’m excited to be an active participant in this […]

Re-Socialize Yourself. Africa is a continent.

February 27, 2012

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I thought it was obvious. I really did. Africa is a continent akin to North America and Europe. It seems that in our culture we take this fact for granted. And I mean a lot. The cast of Bravo’s The Real Housewives of Atlanta recently visited South Africa. Yet each time I tune in, one of […]

Two Girls Express Racist Views By Way of the Web

February 24, 2012

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Two girls express racist views through shocking video. Anonymity on the internet is limited. Very limited. Here again are another set of girls proclaiming their superiority.  

Re-Socialize Yourself. Society’s Hyper-sexualized Black Woman.

February 16, 2012

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Our society has depicted the black woman as a highly sexual being ripe for the picking. She’s not the marrying type, but she is the fucking type. She’s not the one you take home to your parents, but she’s the one you experiment with in college. She’s not your definition of beautiful, but her skin […]

“I don’t find black women attractive”

February 16, 2012

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“I think black women are just agressive; that’s just not sexy” “I don’t like black women because I don’t like their hair…their body…their culture…their this and their that.” Can I make a proclamation here? Can I? These are lies. Garbage. Trash. Made up narratives to make black women a peripheral statement in the dialogue of society. And […]