Get On Code & Stay On Code Dark Skinned Women

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Get On Code & Stay On Code Dark Skinned Women

January 20, 2020

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Greetings fellow dark skinned black women...We need to get on code and even more importantly...STAY ON CODE. 

I am sure you have heard the word “code” thrown around the black woman blogs and vlogishpere but what is it? Simply put, a code in this sense is just an unspoke...

This will probably be the first and last installment of of this “series” but this week in the media brought on a particular onslaught of chatter on the subject of dark-skinned women. More specifically, what(who) we’ve been doing and what we’ve been saying; Particularly...

So here’s what we not gonna do in 2020 black women; we are not going to beg for the black community to see our worth because honestly, for the most part they don’t. In my last post I spoke a little bit about not bargaining your position, this is somewhat a part of that...

*DISCLAIMER*: This message ain't for everybody.

In recent blackisphere media news, there has been a lot of talk about Jodie Turner Smith. The beautiful actress of the movie Queen and Slim announced that she was not only married but pregnant! To most, this would be somet...

It’s no secret, whether it be commercials, movies, magazines, Facebook ads etc. Dark-skinned women have become more visible to the mass media in recent years. Our visibility started to increase in phases, dating back to the 90s and early 00s. This change and shift is l...

At the close of the decade, dark-skinned black women received two main-stage representations with very different optics. On one hand we saw the release of “Queen and Slim” where Queen, portrayed by Jodie Turner-Smith represents, with some debate on the black woman vlog...

I remember a time where I used to be embarrassed about the way I looked, more specifically, my dark-mahogany complexion, plump lips and kinky hair. Such is definitely not the case in the present day as I adamantly refuse any physical alterations that make me look like...

Very recently, a popular YouTuber by the name of Shan-BOODY had a segment of hers featured on the show “The Real”, in which they spoke about how she helps women out on dates and even hold up cue-cards for assistance. This point was met by joking criticism of it “being...

Dark-Skinned women, you have options; not just romantically but you have options in your friendships, the people you associate yourself with, and the activities that you choose to do. Many times, i’ll see black women like me who have opened themselves up to interracial...

There’s no way around it, experiencing colorism no matter if you're a kid, teen, or adult can take a toll on your mental health, and even your physical health. There are dark-skinned women who experience colorism all the time, have very tragic colorism stories that the...

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