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A Lesson on Femininity: The Phallic God Mother Doesn’t Exist… We know

January 23, 2020

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If you’re plugged in on social media then you witnessed Jamaican dancehall artist, Spice set the internet ablaze with her skin bleaching stunt recently. The artist/reality TV star released a photo on Instagram with white appearing skin, light colored contacts, long blo...

Historically dark skinned black woman promotion has not always been in our favor. Many of us have seen the stereotypical images promoted far more than those promoted here on DDS Magazine; however the misrepresentation of us didn’t just begin a few days ago, our images...

For those who missed it, Miss New York, Nia Imani Wilson, was crowned Miss America 2019 on Sunday. It should be no surprise why this is a big deal for us here at DDS, I mean look at her! To put it bluntly, Wilson has a combination of features that are rarely celebrated...

Shuri, Black Panther's little sister, is finally getting her time to shine in her own spin-off comic book series! On July 17th Bustle announced that the Marvel Universe Comic world would be releasing a new standalone series that is based entirely on Shuri's intere...

Just a few days ago Kylie Jenner was labeled by Forbes as the youngest self-made billionaire which rightfully invited tons of criticism, and questioning the self-made label being she was already wealthy to begin with. To add fuel to the fire, it was reported soon after...

Black women, we need better representation. Whether it comes from Hollywood, YouTube or a black media platform, it’s time to start seeing ourselves in a better light and letting go of tired, played out stereotypes. There are ways that every black woman can get involved...

These days there are plenty of inspirational black female influencers that young girls can look up to. Unfortunately, these incredible women aren’t always given the limelight they deserve. To put an end to this perpetual devaluing of black women, here is a list of 5 ex...

The social media streets are talking and Fifth Harmony star Normani is trending after her incredible Billboard Music Awards performance on Sunday. 

The breakout singer proved that she has what it takes as a solo artist as she took the stage and stole the show with...

Once upon a time Yara Shahidi openly acknowledged her light skinned privilege on Twitter during a discussion of Grownish representation. But it seems as though that confession and awareness wasn’t enough since her recent fiasco regarding her reaction to critiques of th...

Colorism is one of the biggest issues in the music industry and is a huge reason as to why so many talented dark skinned Black women go unnoticed. Everyday there’s a new light skinned artist rising to the top overnight, talented or not, while dark skinned Black women c...

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