appropriation
Just when you thought appropriation done by the likes of Miley Cyrus was bad, in Japan, teens who are so enamored with their version of “Black” culture have made a name for themselves: B-Stylers.
reality tv
If reality television wants to grow and stick around, it might need to make a few changes.
alek wek
“Our confidence came from my mother,” she says. “She told us it was about celebrating the beauty of being a woman – that’s what made you gorgeous.”
hairstyle
If you get a style that compliments your face shape and lifestyle, you’ll feel like a million bucks.
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Mar 14, 2014 at 11:30am | 50 comments

money
Before you mark a move-in date on your calendar or put 3 Big Dudes and a Truck on reserve, consider 3 ways to protect what’s yours whether love is up or down.
annoyances
I really try not to get annoyed but some of these things are just too much.
celebrities
Despite the evidence (or lack thereof), “legal justice” takes on a bizarre new meaning within the intersection of fame and infamy.
clutch magazine
It’s time these stunning, ass whoopin’ superheroines got some shine.
clutch magazine
Folks may derive a sense of confidence from various skills or activities they excel in, but how many people actually possess a genuine overall sense positive morale?
saving money
The fast is designed for people who want to reign in their spending, reduce debt, track expenses and get a good start to the rest of the year.
clutch magazine
Not everyone got that some little black girl going to school in Elizabeth, NJ was so into heavy metal.
clutch magazine
"Skin toning,” as it’s called in Nigeria, is big business. According to the World Health Organization, nearly 77-percent of Nigerian women, the highest percentage in the world, use skin-lightening products on a regular basis.
issues
After reading the various box office number reviews for Best Man Holiday, the mantra for the African-American moviegoer this weekend should be: Can I live?
clutch magazine
Just in time for the November 30th application deadline, a group of black students are speaking out about the lack of diversity at UCLA, particularly when it comes to black male students.
clutch magazine
Even a teacher once asked if there was a dollar sign in her name.
clutch magazine
It’s not anything to be proud of to be a token. It’s just yet another reminder of how real the glass ceiling is for women and people of color.
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Considering that African-Americans currently have $1 trillion in buying power and it’s expected to rise to $1.3 trillion by 2017, I don’t want inclusion, I expect inclusion.
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I had heard horror stories from the 50-year-olds and up ranging from the nurse twists your breasts into weird angles to she slams the plates down on your breasts. But I dismissed those tales as nothing but ridiculous exaggerations. Mere myths.
clutch
Quit shaming single women over 30.
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Up to 75 percent of women have uterine fibroids during their lifetime but many remain asymptomatic.
clutch magazine
I look at it this way. If I’m at an intersection on a busy street, and to the right of me is a homeless person with a donation cup and to the left of me is Spike Lee holding his cup, guess who’s getting my money?
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Black women are often under-and-misrepresented in traditional media, but digital platforms have provided space for women of color to counter mainstream media narratives. There are hundreds of blogs created by and for black women, but some of the best are left unread.