Tag Archives: Slavery

Preference or Self-Hate? An Uncomfortable Conversation about Colorism

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The topic surrounding colorism has been circulating well throughout history. We can trace a lot of the issues that we face as black people back to slavery because quite frankly, that’s where major riffs in our systems began. And with colorism, it’s no different. Colorism within the black community dates back to slavery and has […]

Love Lost: Why Black Men Don’t Value Black Women

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It’s not easy to be a black woman searching for a partner. Even though today’s romantic landscape has changed dramatically, with the search for love taking place predominantly on dating websites and applications, racism remains ingrained in modern U.S. dating culture. For black women specifically, we tend to experience racial prejudices while dating more so […]

Quarantined During Juneteeth? Here’s How to Celebrate

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Deciding to stay indoors for precautionary measures is at the forefront of everyone’s mind, not just because of the coronavirus, but also due to recent protests resulting from the death of George Floyd. With many cities reopening across the U.S amid COVID-19,  the world is left wondering “when will it be safe”? Although this month […]