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Get On Code & Stay On Code Dark Skinned Women

January 20, 2020

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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...

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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...

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...

In the early 2000s, weekday evenings after school consisted of a ritual young black girls know all too well. Sitting either in a salon chair, or in your mother’s living room anticipating the heat of a hot comb and the tugging of edges. UPN, now the CW was another part...

Move over, Netflix. Kweli.tv is here to stay. KweliTV is a streaming media platform for black film creators all over the world to make their work public, get feedback and make money from its circulation. Not only is KweliTV completely black-owned and founded by a black...

When you think of gorgeous dark-skinned black women, you probably think of Lupita N’yongo, Amara La Negra, Duckie Thot and Justine Skye. But there are way more than just those four! There are gorgeous dark-skinned beauties everywhere and we’re going to bring your atten...

The Surviving R. Kelly documentary was released earlier this month, and the reactions to it have abounded across the internet. Everyone watched, and everyone seems to have an opinion on R. Kelly, the women who gave detailed accounts of their experiences with him, and w...

15-year-old Danielle Bregoli, better known as the Cash Me Outside girl or by her rap name Bhad Bhabie, is the rising star of the day and we—or at least, I— can’t seem to figure out why. She rose to fame in 2016 after she and her mother appeared on an episode of Dr. Phi...

The list of black men who publicly disrespect and abuse black women’s image in the media is long and exhausting, so it’s refreshing, when we see black men like Broderick Hunter making an effort to understand the plight of black women and attempting to speak up and stan...

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