Dear Black Girl,
Just in case you forgot how wonderful you truly are, here is a beautiful poem and reminder from Simone B.
Hold your head up, gorgeous!
Dealing with the harsh realities of racism, sexism, ageism or any other ‘ism’ in the world is a repeated offense, one that is constantly perpetuated in media and in society. One particular ‘ism’ that tends to be overlooked (so much that it’s taboo to talk about) is colorism.
Maybelline seems to be following the footsteps of CoverGirl. The beauty cosmetic line has announced their first male ambassador for their mascara line.
Rick Ross, who is known for his rocking his bald head and full beard, is jumping into the “long hair don’t care” game, and ladies will surely be shelling out that dough to help keep him “Rich Forever.”
It’s a great day for curvy girls all over the world! The beautiful plus-size super model Ashley Graham now has a Barbie that represents her body measurements and image. This is a great way to join other trailblazing women who have also received this honor, such as Ava DuVernay and Gabby Douglas!
Editor’s note: A communications project for my Master Digital Media class required me to recite a poem. I recited a poem I wrote when I was in my teens and, WOW, I realized how I let little things with boyfriends really get me down back then. What do I say today? “Get over it girlfriend, life … Continue reading Shadowed? Nah, pick your head up girlfriend, it ain’t all that bad!