Tag Archives: Eurocentric beauty standards

The (bluest) eyes have it

[Note: Forgive your tired, over-burdened editors. Okay, actually one editor--me--for re-posting the article about #blackparentquotes, which had already appeared here back in September. You can still participate in discussion on that thread. Here is a replacement post.] written by Love … Continue reading

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Two black women and “the big chop”

I love this. Love the idea of a mother taking a bold step as an example for her daughter. Love a woman in media glare taking charge of her own beauty. I do have some reservations about this story. 1) … Continue reading

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The hair up there

written by Love Isn’t Enough co-editor Tami Winfrey Harris; originally published at What Tami Said My hair is remarkable. This weekend, I went home to the Chicagoland area for a party. My hostess had welcomed old friends and family into … Continue reading

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You don’t have “mixed-girl’s hair”

written by Love Isn’t Enough contributor Liz Dwyer; originally published at Los Angelista’s Guide to the Pursuit of Happiness Did you know that I have weird, frizzy, nappy hair and I shouldn’t? Apparently, since one of my parents is white, … Continue reading

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I'm saving my cheers for new, "authentic" black Barbie

written by Anti-Racist Parent editor Tami Winfrey-Harris; originally published on What Tami Said EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – (Business Wire) Mattel® announced today the launch of So In Style™, a new line of black dolls by Barbie® featuring more authentic-looking facial … Continue reading

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