How anti-Black colorism forces dark-skinned Black women to be nothing more than “funny” (a repost)

By Kennedy Christine My first year of college, I took a sociology class that introduced me to the term “master status,” which is an individual’s social role or description that supersedes all their other titles. Master status can refer to how a person identifies or how they’re identified by others. This label and its effects… This […]

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Skin and Sun

I am the product of centuries of women who have learned to tend to their own backs with their own oiled hands and their own split black knuckles and their own yellow palms. I am from a line of women who have evolved mouths that slow kiss honey even after a full body burn. I […]

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The Historical Roots Of An African American Community | Tamina, Texas (a reblog)

Activist, Photographer and Oral Historian Marti Corn is the Edge of Humanity Magazine contributor of this documentary photography. From her project ‘The Ground On Which I Stand‘. To see Marti’s projects click on any image. In 1871, the community of Tamina was created by freed slaves fortunate enough to buy their own land. Along […] Who […]

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#000: an art share

  #000, or BLACK, is a collection of photos curated to express the cultural appreciation of the women owning their true self through their hair. – Roy Handy It’s been too long, y’all. You know I love the arts and I can’t get enough, but it seems like the same thing happened as we transitioned […]

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