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Photographer who altered shot of Lupita Nyong’o apologises

Just a couple of observations on this one. Actress, Lupita Nyong'o was photographed for a magazine cover. They edited out her pony tail. This has people upset and the magazine apologizing. Black people have kinky hair, as you likely know, and it sometimes does just whatever it wants to do. Over the years lots of ways of dealing with this have cropped up. Some use corn rows, some straiten, some fla...
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A Paradoxical Alliance by Jack Buckby and Matt Palumbo

A paradoxical alliance cover art
Normally my book recommendations are short and sweet with just enough explanation of the book to get you going. This post differs from those in that it not only is a recommendation but is a commentary partly on the book itself and partly on the subject the book covers. I apologize to the authors of the book in advance for a review that is not entirely focused on their book. However, since I feel t...
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Bride Performs a Dynamic African-influenced Dance

Dancing Bride and Husband
Is this a story of a white woman stealing black culture or a bride honoring the culture of her husband? Is it a story of a man forcing his customs on his wife due to the patriarchy? Is this a story of a black man betraying all the FINE black women out there or of a black man stealing away a white woman? How you answer, what you feel, certainly says much about how you think. The answer in my opinio...
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