She thinks her braided hair would have jeopardized healthcare legislation.
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It's white people's fault that black women straighten their hair.
HuffPost praised the stance for knocking "white womanhood" off its pedestal.
“Advertising should resonate with the people.”
Are the statistics wrong?
Black coed sued black university.
Rwanda Made the Sale of Skin Whitening Products a Crime. It’s Working, but Underground Market Persists
Government officials say there is still a generation "stuck to the idea that fair skin is better than dark."
It's the 18th state to adopt a "Crown Act."
Ibram X. Kendi wants black children not to play with white dolls.
Black woman blames systemic racism for her being unmarried.
Writer complains that white girls favored white men over him.
"The effects of racism have left well-educated black women with a paucity of black male partners."
"Many of our beauty standards and notions of sexual appeal have their roots in supremacy and oppression."
President Biden supports the bill.
Many black women want their children to look like them.
Not getting dates is a sign of racism.
Architecture Education Needs “Decolonisation and Decarbonisation” Says London School of Architecture Head
"Those calls for racial equity and spatial justice need to be front and centre in that vision."
Be careful even when you compliment blacks.
White pop singer accused of trying to look Asian.
“The trend away from blond may also be a trend towards more diverse beauty ideals.”
Indian women risk their lives to look white.
A member pointed out features such as "large nostrils" on photos of the players.
A new poem by Reb Kittredge.
"You think that's interesting? That's my life. I live that."
Blacks believe theirs is the most attractive race.
New book demands dating sites eliminate racial filters.
We are all we have.
Ms. Osaka "relinquished her U.S. citizenship for Japan and plays under its flag but lives in Los Angeles."
Asians and Africans wish they had lighter skin.
Now, Hispanics can complain about "hair prejudice," too.
Walmart Says It Will No Longer Lock Up Black Beauty Products in Display Cabinets After Being Accused of Racial Discrimination
Two years ago, the company was sued for doing this.
“Dutch braids” are cultural appropriation.
Ads depicted Indians dressed as Indians.
“A person’s hair is a core part of their identity.”
"I deeply apologise for any harm and pain I've caused."
Nubian Skin’s "A Different Kind of Nude" campaign.
She still won't be appearing on the cover of Cosmopolitan magazine.
One article in a series about hair to celebrate Black History Month.
Free press is free press.
Theory vs. reality of intersectionality.
Hair straighteners and permanent dyes are full of toxic chemicals.
Finally, a merit-based pageant.
And not only for dogs and horses.
Available September 13 — with fashion and accessories; $30.99.
Miss India Pageant Comes Under Fire for Having ‘No Dark Skin’ Beauty Queens Among the ‘Identically’ Pale Finalists
The competition is about beauty, and fair skin is considered beautiful.
And only one of them straightens her hair.
She doesn’t want to style “a bunch of white women.”
‘Most Beautiful Girl in the World’ Thylane Blondeau, 17, Wins Title Again a Decade After Being Crowned as Child Star
She is white. And not transgender. What were they thinking?
An insidious form of white supremacy.
In India, everyone wants to be fairer.
“They was definitely not feeling my afro at all."
The hidden message for white women.
True to Their Roots: Many Black Brazilians Rejecting Hair Straighteners — And White Beauty Standards
Natural hair has become a symbol of “resistance” for non-white Brazilians.
“No diversity at all!!! So where are the woman that looks like me?"
"These days a lot of people are asking about it."
The truth about our civilization and its enemies.
Nike released their own hijab a few months ago.
Edward Enninful of Ghana plans to move beyond token black models.
It’s not what you might expect.
And a burkini.
The unending saga of multi-racialism.
The program "mirrors a narrow and privileged vision of society."
More unforgivable "cultural appropriation."
The Chinese approach to the "migrant" problem.
75 percent of Nigerian women regularly use skin-lightening products.
"I love light skin," says Fatou. "I can't stop."
Many Japanese think that someone who is half-black cannot be Japanese.
A higher BMI is seen as "normal" for blacks.
Many Japanese don't think a half-black person can represent Japan.
"The blacker one’s features . . . the lower that person generally is on the economic and social totem pole."
Japanese were getting epicanthic fold surgery in the 1800s.
Dark-skinned Nigerian defends skin lightening.
Plastic surgery for non-whites increasing much more rapidly than for whites.