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I’m a Feminist…Hear Me Roar!

I am a feminist, and it’s incredibly unfortunate that the term has such terrible connotations. Yet I won’t pretend for a minute that it wasn’t the feminist movement itself that did it to the term: scrambling the definition with our own confused desires to retain femininity and not have it be synonymous with weakness. However, […]

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Can Skinny Black Girls Get Some Love Too?

There isn’t much love for skinny girls in the black community. Trust me; I would know. I’m only 102 pounds, a size 2 in jeans, and an a-cup. I can’t count how many times I had to try and hold my head up as other girls in school laughed at my body. Or how many […]

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The Age of Sluts and Whores

“You have all got to stop calling each other sluts and whores! It just makes it OK for guys to call you sluts and whores.” -Ms. Norbury, Mean Girls Where did we go wrong? Somewhere during feminism, we fell from grace. We wrapped ourselves in women empowerment and emerged too soon from that cocoon to […]

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