"Light skin and long, straight hair continue to be traits that define a female as beautiful and desirable in the racist white imagination and in the colonized black mindset… . Stereotypically portrayed as embodying a passionate, sensual eroticism, as well as a subordinate feminine nature, the biracial woman has been and remains the standard other black females are measured against.”
Spill dat tea, bell hooks!!!!!!
“It’s a control issue. Guys don’t like to be used. We’re the ones who are supposed to do the using! Women have enough control as it is; they decide if and when sex happens. Now they’re taking away that one last thing—the how!”
Images and ideas about the Single Girl icon have changed dramatically over time, but a critical look reveals striking continuities.
Images and ideas about the Single Girl icon have changed dramatically over
time, but a critical look reveals striking continuities.
Will be spent listening to all the unlistened-to tracks in my library, drinking green tea, and reading the required readings lists and notes for the Women and Gender Studies courses at MIT.
You too can go to MIT whenever you feel like it!