You know a Beckeisha. We’ve all known a Beckeisha. The glaring problem with Beckeisha’s perspective is that she does not see her own color, nor the color, history, and legacy of the faces of women who look like her. Herein lies the problem with the black Becky thought.
"[No] means no. That means fucking no. That’s it. It doesn’t matter how far I take it or what I have on, when I say no, it means no." This antiquated idea that women need to cater their lives to the male gaze should not be confusing.
Just last year, Gloria Steinem, said she that feels that black women “invented the feminist movement.” Now the 81-year-old feminist and activist that and stood arm in arm with notable black feminist like Maya Angelou, founded Ms. Magazine with Dorothy Pitman-Hughes and worked alongside Alice Walker, is speaking candidly about the pivotal role that queer women, black women and other women of color have played in women’s rights. [Read more…]
When you're as genius as Missy Elliot, you can take epic breaks, go live your life and do anything you want to do while the world waits for you to grace them again with your presence. And now we have been graced. Everybody is eating cake today.
If someone says something offensive, without overtly attempting to convey a bigoted opinion or if they aren't trying to be an asshole does it count?
I wish I could say I never embellished the truth of my heritage after that day, but that wouldn't be true.
The Black don't crack gene, or "younger gene" that can make people look up to 10 years younger has been finally identified by Harvard scientists.
As if not ranking highly among one's followers weren’t bad enough, sometimes an aimlessly posted photo could totally upend one’s real life sense of self.