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...

Growing up I never really had much and what I did have needed to be divided amongst several other of my brothers and sisters. My mother did the best she could with what she had but it was clear that despite her efforts, living at home would offer me little stability an...

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...

I love fashion. And I mean obviously, I love my $9 boots from Forever 21 as much as the next girl, but what I really mean is the fashion industry. I love haute couture and fashion houses. I enjoy watching runway shows in my spare time. Studying how fashion imitates arc...

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...

So, I've recently been binge watching Chrissie videos on Youtube. And not simply because she is the owner of this fine publication, but for once, Youtube has gotten its' algorithm together by finally providing me with content I care about. The videos that resonated wit...

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...

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