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Final Project: The Power of Makeup

My research for this semester has been an exploration of makeup, the beauty industry/community, and stigmas attached to makeup and those who wear it. For my final project, I delved into The Power of Makeup, a tutorial turned challenge created… Continue Reading →

Final Project: We Love Our Body Instagram

At first I would have said I started this project late, but after some time of reflecting I would state that I started on time and a big part of the process is thinking about the process.  I had a… Continue Reading →

Colorism Within the African-American Community

Colorism is the discrimination based on skin color and or shade. It’s a type of form of prejudice that allows people to be treated differently based on the social aspects of skin color. Colorism within the black community goes overlooked… Continue Reading →

Final Project: Miss2MuchBooty Tumblr

    For my educational tool I wanted to create a discussion forum to get people talking about black women and their over sexualized bodies. I decided to create a blog to create awareness about my topic. I chose to… Continue Reading →

Painting: Bitch as a Category for Analysis

This painting, done by Kie’Auntae Parsons, explores the messages taught to girls and women by television, film, and social media, ultimately questioning: what power does the word bitch have over women, who defines it, and what does it mean when… Continue Reading →

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