Tinashe Implied That Being Lightskinned Has Hurt Her Career. But What Has She Done Besides Be Lightskinned?
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Tinashe Implied That Being Lightskinned Has Hurt Her Career. But What Has She Done Besides Be Lightskinned?

I know you’re probably gasping at that title, but here’s the thing: …it’s been that kind of week. And I’m here to play muthafucking ball. Anyhow. It’s been a while since y’all have seen me on this side of the internets. Inspiration has been dry and my mental health has been all over the place … Continue reading

Why You So Obsessed With Me: How Beyoncé Exposes The Insecurity of White Women
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Why You So Obsessed With Me: How Beyoncé Exposes The Insecurity of White Women

Hell hath no fury like a White woman who is insecure. This is fairly a blunt ass way to start this piece off, since I haven’t seen y’all in like two months. To be fair, The Orange™ has been fucking so much shit up that it’s been giving me whiplash and simultaneous fatigue as a … Continue reading

On “Formation” and These “Think Pieces” That Are Reaching For the Coasts of Africa
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On “Formation” and These “Think Pieces” That Are Reaching For the Coasts of Africa

I really tried to avoid this, but you all have left me with no choice. As you are probably aware, Beyoncé released “Formation” this past weekend (at 4 pm on a Saturday), and forever cemented the fact that we will never be able to sleep soundly as long as she is around as she could … Continue reading

Dear Amy: That Rape Joke Wasn’t Funny
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Dear Amy: That Rape Joke Wasn’t Funny

Well, you’ve finally gone and done it. You finally showed your ass and exposed yourself as a White Feminist™. I gotta say. While I usually expect either the worst or absolutely nothing from people, I didn’t expect this from you. Maybe I had my blockers on previously or maybe it’s some of that secondhand Parks … Continue reading

The Thicke Black Line: A Black Man’s Perspective on the Clear Schism Between Black and White Feminism
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The Thicke Black Line: A Black Man’s Perspective on the Clear Schism Between Black and White Feminism

(previously published on nerdhenshinlovegogo.wordpress.com by Howard Tyrone Smith II) As a Black man, I’ve seen a good portion of the Black experience. But it’s the fact that I was raised by a highly matriarchal family, along with being raised by a father that was as well, that helped me understand (to a degree) the plight of … Continue reading