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How Michael Jackson Should Do His Comeback
There is quite a bit of chatter about the kind of album that Michael Jackson should be doing. The current producer/songwriter names rumored to be working on Mike’s comeback album range from Ne-Yo (naturally) to Akon to will.i.am. And folks … Continue reading
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On the Color Caste, or; Are You Light Enough in Here?
I’ve often said to folks that the biggest thing holding black folks back was not racism or white supremacist thought, but the degree to which we have collectively internalized racism and white supremacist thought. There is a difference. In most … Continue reading
Posted in Culture, Music Tagged Alicia Keys, America's Next Top Model, Berry Gordy, BET, Beverly Johnson, Beyonce, Beyonce Knowles, black model, colorstruck, Cover Girl, dark skin, Destiny's Child, Eurocentric, Halle Berry, Iman, internalized racism, light-skinned, Matthew Knowles, model, white beauty standards 7 Comments