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What gets lost when hood style is co-opted for Instagram likes

A photo of a young black woman wearing hoop earrings blowing a bubble with bubblegum.
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Walking into a beauty supply store in the hood is like walking into a parallel universe. Cheap, bright lipsticks grab your eye immediately. Hair hangs from the ceiling. There is an abundance of dyes, cheap gold jewelry, and every hair accessory known to man. It is a familiar home to…

A sampling of the Disney Channel’s pantheon of Original Movies

Representations of my experiences: NOT FOUND

This weekend I sat down like many millenials to watch the marathon of Disney Channel original movies and reminisce on my childhood. Breaks for naps and a fiasco in a bar not included, I watched many of the movies on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, forgetting to watch Monday’s movies until…

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