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#BlackLivesMatter: Faces Within the Movement & Beyond

Art work credited to Michael White *This is part of a series showing undying support to the Movement for Black Lives, which consist of various activist groups & organizations, such as Black Lives Matter, actively fighting for black liberation and social mobility. We give thanks to Dream Defenders, Race Forward, Black Youth Project 100, Blackbird, Million Hoodies, OBS: the Organization for Black Struggle, Ferguson Action,…

Black Women Share Their Hair Stories ft. Amandla Stenberg

Even in 2016, some folks are still having trouble wrapping their brains around the fact that different races have different types of hair and, therefore, a naturally different hairstyle. It’s deeper than hair choices–being forced to adhere to white beauty standards takes a psychological toll on black women.  Amandla Stenberg (Hunger Games star and Teen Vogue cover…

#BlackGirlMagic: Things Black Girls are Tired of Hearing ft. Amandla Stenberg

“Can I touch your hair?” Amandla Stenberg (who is currently a Teen Vogue cover star)  and a few well-known friends break down the offensive microaggressions that build up and manifest itself into schools and the workplace. #blackgirlmagic is a hashtag community of women, a rally cry on social media against marginalization of black women in the U.S.

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