xicana. chicago. mucha musica. con snippets. sol@ snippets.
"She removes her wig, her eyelashes, her makeup, never breaking eye contact with the reflection of her natural self. It’s an intimate, powerful moment television doesn’t often show: A black woman removing all the elements white supremacy tells her she has to wear to be beautiful, successful, powerful." (x)
I’ve gotten some asks about Black girlhood/ Girlhood Studies and what books are good for getting an understanding about what is going on. I use primarily all of Dr. Ruth Nicole Brown’s work in my research but these other works are really amazing too (and anything Barbara Smith does, you should fuck with tbh).