Other Red Lip Colors to Wear in Karyn Washington’s Memory #DarkSkinRedLip

At the age of 22, the inspring founder of For Brown Girls and the social media movement #DarkSkinRedLip, Karyn Washington committed suicide earlier this year. Her death sent shockwaves through the black blogosphere, as she was one of the most popular self-love bloggers for black women. Her latter online organization #DarkSkinRedLip especially touched her readers as it encouraged women of color, specifically those of darker … Continue reading Other Red Lip Colors to Wear in Karyn Washington’s Memory #DarkSkinRedLip

Some Thoughts On…”Under The Skin” and Rape Culture Is a Lie

I very much discard the term “rape culture”. During the fall of 2012, a string of sexual assaults were reported in the news, including the Steubenville High School scandal, and for a time was an epidemic of gang rapes in countries consisting of Southeast Asia. The internet became particularly comfortable with using “rape culture” as a way to describe the normalization of sexual assault from the perspective of the aggressors … Continue reading Some Thoughts On…”Under The Skin” and Rape Culture Is a Lie