via Chicago Tribune]
At MCA, Solange delves into music, art and black women's 'magic grace' Jessi RotiContact Reporter Speaking with Julious about various inspirations for the album, from the works of the late minimalist artist Donald Judd to black women's “magic grace” and acceptance to be vessels; and her process [...]
via Daily Mail]
Silicon Valley CEO dyes her blonde hair brunette 'because she wants to be seen as a business leader and not a sexual ... 'In collaboration with Shea Moisture, the Perception Institute created a digital hair IAT — an implicit association test comprised of rapidly-changing photos of black women with smooth and textured hair, with rotating word associations,' Teen Vogue [...]
Black Girls Are 7 Times More Likely To Be Suspended Than White Girls: Report The National Black Women's Justice Institute recently examined the Education Department's data from the 2013-2014 school year, which was released in June 2016, and found that nationally, black girls were more than seven times more likely than white [...]
via HuffPost UK]
Blonde Silicon Valley CEO Dyes Hair To Be 'Taken Seriously', Women In Tech Say She's 'Not Alone' “While tech companies have been working to address gender equality, deep societal biases can be hard to shift. Human beings are programmed to make snap judgements, so it's a challenge even for people who are actively working to be inclusive,” she told [...]
Live-Action 'Teen Titans' Series Casts Anna Diop as Starfire: Why This Color-Blind Casting Is Great News Diop will likely be covered in orange make-up and given contact lenses to imitate the green eyes that Starfire shoots lasers out of, which feels like another instance of genre shows' inability to give black actresses the spotlight. Just look at the [...]
A black eyed person is said to be a being who appears human, but whose eyes are pitch black with no pupils. These beings are said to stare at other people for prolonged amounts of time and encounters with these beings are said to be accompanied with senses of dread, foreboding, or discomfort. There is a wide variety of hypotheses attempting to explain this phenomenon, ranging from extraterrestrial activity to contact lenses.
One of the first and most wide-spread reported incidents appears to have been in 1998 by a newspaper reporter named Brian Bethel, who stated to have seen two black eyed children while paying a bill near an inexpensive movie theatre. As he was writing out the check in his car, he says he was approached by two children who requested a ride back to their mother’s...
Everyone says I need to give myself time to grieve. But in honesty, I knew for a long time that I couldn't go on forever with the way things were. I know what love and a good relationship ought to be like, and it wasn't what I was getting and no matter how I tried to communicate my needs and worries, nothing changed. So I knew it was a matter of time. I even asked for this several times but he wouldn't agree to it. So when he was ready he knew I would say yes. I want to do everything and I want to do NOTHING. Now I have a house, two kids, a dog that needs a lump removed, utilities, kids who area always asking to do things that cost money (I wish they would just be happy sitting with me to draw and paint = there's plenty of that stuff around).
[via Leaving New York]
Recurring dreams are dreams with the same or similar dream scenes, but repeated dreams about the same topic have different dream scenes, even though the dream messages are the same. Sometimes the same dream symbols appear in a series of dreams, or dream symbols that have a similar meaning. Repeated dreams about the same topic show you that you are repeating the same mistakes and you don’t want to do something, even after understanding that you have to do it. They are a series of different dreams that always show you the same things... This is an idiotic attitude, but many people don’t stop making a certain mistake even after having many dreams with the.
[via Scientific Dream Interpretation]
RCMP asking for your help to find a missing woman She wears glasses with thick lenses, and is most likely wearing a hat. She was last seen wearing a black and yellow windbreaker, baggy jeans and new white and turquoise runners. If you have seen Viola Legrelle, you’re asked to contact the Wetaskiwin RCMP ... [...]
via The TownTalk]
Alexandria Police seek help finding missing woman The woman, Virginia V. Irwin ... a gray muscle shirt and a black bandanna on her head. She has short black hair and may be wearing blue contact lenses . Anyone with knowledge of her whereabouts is asked to call the Alexandria Police Department’s main ... [...]
via Death And Taxes]
Richard Simmons: Aging recluse or prisoner of black magic? In a lengthy report in the New York Daily News, several people close to Simmons explained that he cut off all contact with them around 2014, often times with no explanation. One such example in June Park, a woman who ... (caused by) black magic, witchcraft. [...]
Contact lens discounter complains about Arizona optometrists One of the nation's largest contact ... Black! Folks driving on Arizona State Route 77 near Holbrook Friday morning got quite a surprise. Call the Men in Black! Folks driving on Arizona State Route 77 near Holbrook Friday morning got quite a surprise. A ... [...]
via The Huffington Post]
Lynne Coté & Kimberly Inskeep : Women Empowering Women I hope from these stories you will look at your own situations, struggles and accomplishments through a different lens ... the lives of women and we wondered if we could do that beyond the living room. Back in '08, we came into contact with an organization ... [...]
Jennifer NealWell, it finally happened. I jumped out of a moving car in rush hour traffic to chase a black dude—Dr. Umar Johnson would be proud. But it wasn’t Idris Elba, who is destined to help me breed superhot, superblack superchildren ... sorry, Umar. I risked life and limb (and my producer, who chased after me) because I finally had a three-dimensional encounter with black people who, after eluding me for the first four days of my visit to Jakarta, Indonesia, stood chillin’ on the side...
Black Mirror, Imagination Gets Closer to RealityThe dark science fiction series, Black Mirror, is one of the best shows to binge on Netflix. It gives a great sense of future and how technology is gonna affect humanity. The series has captured public’s fascination and more people are being addicted to the way it played with people’s mind. There are episodes that are ridiculously exaggerated, but there are many, which are actually a BLACK MIRROR of our society. The technologies in some of the...
A Silicon Valley CEO has revealed she dyed her blonde hair, wore loose-fitting clothes and switched her contact lenses for glasses in order to be “taken seriously” in the workplace.Eileen Carey, who runs software company Glassbreakers, told BBC News: “The first time I dyed my hair was actually due to advice I was given by a woman in venture capital“I was told for this raise [that she was pitching to investors], it would be to my benefit to dye my hair brown because there was a stronger...