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I Know Exactly Who "Becky Wit da Good Hair" Is

Lemonade has been the beverage of choice these past 5 days since Beyoncé blessed us with her powerfully symbolic visual album. Between think-pieces, analyses–both warranted and unsolicited (major eye roll), and… 359 more words


Geeking Out About : WoC in SFF

Lately, geekdom has been having some interesting,  and contentious,  new discussions regarding diversity in some of our favorite shows and films. Women of Color have always been in it, because hey! 1,218 more words

TV Shows

A Black Ballerina: Misty Copeland’s story inspires women of color

I recently watched a documentary on Misty Copeland who became the first Black Female Principal Dancer in 75 years to be promoted within the prestigious American Ballet Theatre in 2015. 504 more words

Black Ballerina

Tessa Thompson

Good news! We’ve just gotten confirmation that Tessa Thompson, (from Creed, Selma, And Dear White People), will be Thor’s new love interest in the next sequel. 900 more words


Cocoa Swatches: A Beauty App That Helps Women Of Color Find Their Match

For many women of color, finding the perfect shade of makeup can be frustrating and disappointing. There is an endless battle in finding the right foundation or that correct shade of red lipstick to match dark skin tones.  110 more words



No one is immune from the hypercritical “gaze of puritan culture” (NegrónMuntaner, 236). Not you, your neighbor, your family members, and certainly not even celebrities. 576 more words

Critical Essays