Daily Archives: August 11, 2015

For A Dark Skin Girl, A Poem by Jaylene Clark Owens

“But clearly you are not qualified to talk to me about any standards of beauty when you boldly place me into this substandard aesthetic category” -Jaylene Clark Owens You can’t discuss institutional racism without examining the effects of colorism. Dark skinned women, in particular, face a rough uphill battle against society’s skewed beauty standards. And…

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Get Candid With Ms. Minaj

Although Nicki Minaj’s boyfriend, and Philly’s own, Meek Mill has been in the headlines quite a bit these past weeks, Nicki Minaj is not letting all of that attention get her off track. The rapper recently took a break from her world tour to visit Seacrest Studios in The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and get…

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