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Checking for a Sista: Stereotype or No Big Deal?

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So one day I was online looking for some more checks. Crazy right, I mean who uses checks anymore? Well, apparently I do. And since my bank, I won’t say which one but let’s just say it’s in America, charges freakin, $22 for a box...

Vogue Credits White Women for the Big Booty Epidemic

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Vogue discovering booties is like Christopher Columbus discovering America. You can’t discover something that has already been noted since the beginning of time. If you haven’t read the iconic magazine’s article entitled “We’re Officially in the Era of the Big Booty” then you’re in for...

#SheSquatsBro: Fitness Culture and the Black Booty Paradox

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All across social media can be found the image so familiar as to be blasé: the faceless spandex-clad individual, booty first, reminding without words, “Isn’t it about time you started squatting?”

Lifetime Promotes Diversity at the Cost of Black Women

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If you’re a white woman struggling to discover your inner Black girl, Lifetime has you covered! On Wednesday night, Lifetime debuted an all-new unscripted makeover series entitled “Girlfriend Intervention.” Each week four experts—beauty pro Tracy Balan, home and sanctuary guru Nikki Chu, style and fashion...

From Ratchet to Riches: The Reality of Black Women on Reality TV

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Lifetime recently announced that it was cancelling its newest reality show, BAPs. BAPs stood for Black American Princesses and Princes and followed a crew of female and male friends who were allegedly affluent and part of the Black bourgeoisie of St. Louis. It seemed that...